Why Didn’t My Watermelon Ripen?
It's my first time growing watermelon and everything appeared fine. I got 6 melons growing but heir growth slowed down. They appeared ripe, the bottoms were cream colored, they sounded hollow, and the tendril was brown and dry but when I opened it, it was not ripe at all. I gave plenty of water and food. Any ideas what occurred?
Did you have 6 shapes on 1 plant? If so, that plant would have been hard pressed to support a 6 melons. Other than that, they possibly were picked too soon. This link will take you to a group of articles on watermelons: http://www.google.com/cse?cx=012078378210706707791%3Af1h5n_k1r5e&ie=UTF-8&q=watermelon+problems#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=watermelon%20problems&gsc.page=1