Reward yourself by growing sweet, juicy cantaloupes! Cantaloupes are a delight both to taste and to smell; they have sweet, juicy flesh and a pleasant, musky fragrance. Homegrown cantaloupes are much more flavorful and sweeter than cantaloupes in the grocery store. Hales Best Jumbo is a widely popular variety because it combines excellent flavor with earliness. Edisto 47 is a great disease resistant variety that does well in hot, humid conditions. Cantaloupes can be direct sown after all dangers of frost or started indoor and transplanted to the garden. They also require plenty of sun and space so their vines can spread.
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