Some newbie gardeners consider that growing watermelon needs a wide and large yard. Their opinion is totally wrong because there are many ways growing watermelon in small spaces. Good news for people who live in a small house or apartment. They can enjoy watermelon without need to buy it from supermarket or grocery store.
Try containers concept!
Watermelon is a fruit plant that able to grow in containers. However, avoid to pick too small container, consider choose a larger container. In order to avoid growth problems, this plant also require trellis. Be careful install trellis, you must check out the condition too.
Intensive gardening method!
Do you have a small garden with limited space and unable to grow watermelon with other vegetables or fruits? You have to consider an intensive gardening method. This concept enables you to grow more than one plant. Plant the watermelon seed, but you must overseed the area with faster-growing plants such as spinach, beans or radishes. You can harvest them before the watermelons need more space to grow.
Watermelon need a support to grow perfectly, you can try a simple trellis system. Try to grow the watermelon along a trellis or fence. If you decide to grow short-vined watermelon varieties, choose a trellis at least three feet and preferably five feet tall.