Sowing Instructions :
Select South facing wind-sheltered site and sow 3-4 seeds 2.5 cm (1″) deep per hill. Space hills 1.5-2 m (4-6′) apart. Thin to 3 to 4 plants per hill. In short season areas, start seeds in peat paper pots indoors 4 weeks before last Frost. Seeds need a warm soil to germinate properly. Do not sow into soil cooler than 21 C (70 F). Keep the Melon vines evenly watered throughout the growing season.