Saturday, February 25, 2012

Growing Watermelon in Compost Bags

While looking for varieties of grow bags available for above ground gardening, I ran across a video on You Tube posted by a gentlemen from Georgia that has grown more than 100 pounds of watermelons from a single bag of compost. One of the melons even grew to 28 pounds. He plants watermelon directly into the bag.

Here's a video demonstration:

I'm going to try a bag for watermelon and a bag for canteloupe this.


  1. Sadly, it did not work well. The growing season here is not quite long enough to allow the watermelon to mature before cool weather arrives.