The final hurrah of summer-eating watermelon

Mmm, mmm good! Mmm, mmm good! Home grown watermelons are Mmm mmm Good!

Folks at the USDA Office Building in Brewton enjoyed strolling through the “watermelon patch” searching for the biggest, sweetest, watermelons that were perfectly ripe for the picking!

For us, this passage marked the end of the watermelon growing season, and time for a “watermelon tasting party”! The last hurrah of summer! Yum Yum!

Here are some tips to follow in selecting your watermelons next year. Be sure to clip and save these tips.


A good ripe melon is firm, well-shaped, fresh looking, free of bruises, cuts a...