funingarden
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honey dew

this is the first year that i planted honey dew can anyone tell me how to tell when they are ready to pick? here is a pic of it

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CharlieBear
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I was always told to push the end away from the stem and see if is has a little give, if it does it may well be time to pick it. Some people who like them super sweet tell me they wait until they see a little drying around the stem, I'm not so sure they wouldn't be a little mushy by then.

funingarden
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Location: williamstown pa

ty ill have to check mine

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