Yes You Can Grow Watermelons in Buffalo, NY!

A few days ago I shared in a video how doubtful I was about growing watermelons in Buffalo, NY and how I was surprised to see them actually grow in our garden. Well one of the few watermelons grew to the size that you see in your supermarket. It appears, however, that we planted them too late. I believe it was the first week of June. It also may be due to the fact that Buffalo’s summer is not long nor warm enough for the watermelons to fully ripen.

It was fun experiment and I am sure that our neighborhood kids enjoyed the process, especially the tasting. You be the judge:

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Fr. Vlad Zablotskyy
Fr. Vlad Zablotskyy

Fr. Vlad Zablotskyy is an Orthodox Priest serving Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Buffalo, New York. Fr. Vlad also enjoys cooking, baking, gardening and fishing. He and his wife launched this blog to share their cooking, baking, gardening and even small farming :-) with the world!