MelonMan.com - The 2000 Growing Season
The 2000 Growing Season
The Millenium Season Kickoff
The MelonMan goes for it in the new Millenium! Read how The MelonMan prepares his field to grow a world record melon.
Tis the Season
The Season is in full swing as fellow melon growers share their progress reports with us.
Where's Elmer Fudd when you need him? The MelonMan captures an intruder in the patch!
Melon flowers in the Bootheel
It's getting hotter in the Bootheel as the plants start to flower.
Mother Nature sends hail stones our way and causes lots of problems.
Now the floods…
First the hail, now the floods come to visit The MelonMan.
The MelonMan shows you how he pollinates his melons…and a robin update.
News from the garden
The MelonMan culls out melons from the patch.
Fireworks and Melons
The MelonMan takes time off to celebrate the 4th of July and shows how to hide from the Sun.
Meet the Zeppelin
Follow The MelonMan through morning exercises, repairing a leaking melon, big tomatoes and see "The Zeppelin"
Visitors and Butterflies
Visitors come to see the patch and a melon dies on the vine.
Two Candidates Emerge
See our two world record candidates out in the patch.
"Catchup" plays catchup
"Catchup" is making great gains while another melon bites the dust.
"Catchup" has caught up!
"Catchup" is in the fast lane towards The Record as we get the official scales ready.
The Harvest Begins!
We harvest two of our four giants, "Zeppelin" and "Runt", and take them to the official weigh-in!
"BTW", another melon has been harvested
We visit "Zeppelin", now on public display, and pull "BTW" from the fields.
Root rot strikes "Catchup" in the fields. We'll be pulling it later today.
IT'S OFFICIAL!!! A new Missouri State Record for The MelonMan!
"Catchup" caught up to 242 pounds and a new state record. See the pictures!
Moving a 242 pound melon…carefully!
Moving "Catchup" from the fields and to the scales wasn't easy. We also visit "Catchup" on display.
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