by Dr. Don Kuehle
Summer-time. Watermelon, eaten iced-cold or warm. Hmmmm!
What better way to enjoy summer-time than with a large slice of watermelon!
Watermelons are a native-plant of Africa. The first watermelon harvest was recorded in Egypt some 5,000 years ago. By the mid-1600s, the Indian tribes in Florida were raising watermelons. Early explorers used watermelons as canteens. Watermelons grow best in a rich, well-drained soil; they thrive in