Gardening Articles: Edibles :: Vegetables

All About Watermelons

by Charlie Nardozzi


There is nothing that says “summertime” like fresh watermelon. If you’re looking for more ways to use watermelons in recipes, as decorations, or in activities with your kids, check out the Watermelon Promotion Board Web site. It’s loaded with information and ideas for things to do with watermelons.

There are activities for teachers and kids, recipes, and health information. For example, did you know watermelons contain more lycopene -- an antioxidant that fights cancer -- than any other fruit or vegetable? The site also lists watermelon festivals across the country, and even has a fun, online store with watermelon paraphernalia to buy.

For more information, go to: Watermelon Promotion Board.

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