Three mini watermelons, from left, Petite Perfection, a mini-yellow, and a Vanessa, among others, are being grown at U.C. Kearney's Ag Center in Parlier, California. Researchers are testing more than 20 different varieties of small watermelons and the best will end up on the market. (Christian Parley/Fresno Bee/MCT)
Three mini watermelons, from left, Petite Perfection, a mini-yellow, and a Vanessa, among others, are being grown at U.C. Kearney's Ag Center in Parlier, California. Researchers are testing more than 20 different varieties of small watermelons and the best will end up on the market. (Christian Parley/Fresno Bee/MCT) Fresno Bee
Three mini watermelons, from left, Petite Perfection, a mini-yellow, and a Vanessa, among others, are being grown at U.C. Kearney's Ag Center in Parlier, California. Researchers are testing more than 20 different varieties of small watermelons and the best will end up on the market. (Christian Parley/Fresno Bee/MCT) Fresno Bee

A little planning for your warm-season planting

May 25, 2011 05:29 AM

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