Sugar Baby" is right -- this compact watermelon is sweetly mouthwatering. The high-producing plants make small, bowling-ball-like fruit bursting with sweet flavor. What's good about the size (and likeness to sporting equipment) is that this variety will not have to fight for space in your icebox or your garden, unlike other larger varieties. Picnic-perfect, small-space-taker, big flavor: Sugar Baby has it all. Oh baby! Mouthwateringly sweet. High-producing plants make bowling-ball-like fruit bursting with flavor. Picnic-perfect, small-space-taker, big flavor: Sugar Baby has it all. 174 Start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost or direct sow beginning 2 weeks after last frost. Like all watermelons, Sugar Babies enjoy heat, and the drier the conditions the sweeter the fruit. When to harvest? When the tendril nearest fruit has browned; when the spot where watermelon touches ground is deep yellow; and when tapping the watermelon produces a hollow, drum-like resonance. Direct sow beginning two weeks after last frost or start indoors four weeks earlier. Sugar babies enjoy heat. The drier the conditions, the sweeter the fruit. Harvest when tapping the watermelon produces a hollow, drum-like resonance. 234
admin seedy_enterprises sugar_beet Sugar Beet Grow your own sugar 19 Grow your own sugar. DIY for your sweet tooth. 25 "While turning Sugar Beets into sugar is no small feat (see this link
for the full story), growing Sugar Beets themselves is no harder than growing regular beets. We offer it as a novelty and a protest against the increasingly GMO-dominated Sugar Beet world. Learn more by clicking here.
Another fun fact about the Sugar Beet is that in 2002 Utah designated this pale root as its state historic vegetable. For close to 100 years, the production of sugar from Sugar Beets has contributed substantially to Utah's economy. Who knew?
Both of these photos are from Wikipedia.