How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon – Tips from a SC Grower

It's the #1 question, according to Audra who is a former SC Watermelon Queen.  On a recent visit to the Florence City Center Farmers Market, Audra asked a local grower for a tip on the subject.

It’s the #1 question about watermelons, according to Audra who is a former SC Watermelon Queen.  On a recent visit to the Florence City Center Farmers Market, Audra asked a local grower for a tip on the subject.  Wade Reynolds, Sophronia’s Farms, says you can’t rely on the thump anymore.  Check where it comes off the vine for browning and then underneath for a rich yellow coloring.  By the way, Wade Reynolds is holding a tropical sun watermelon.