Monty Don’s outdoor melon trial (part three)

Watch Monty create a hammock to support his developing melons, and discover how to tell when the fruits are ripe.

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In part three of the Gardeners’ World melon trial, Monty Don‘s greenhouse fruits are maturing well. They now need extra support to ensure the stems don’t snap under the weight of the developing fruits. In this short video guide, you’ll discover how to make a netting hammock for melons and how to tell when they’re ripe and ready to pick.

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