Edible gardening guide

How to grow delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruit at home

Garden-to-table guide to melons

Tips for growing and caring for melons, plus our favorite recipes come harvest time

Berry-Melon Agua Fresca
Photo by Dan Goldberg; written by Margo True

How to cook: Our favorite melon recipes

After a few months, once you’re ready to harvest, here are some of our favorite ways to eat melons. Of course you can always just slice them up and eat them as is, but if you’re feeling adventurous, give one of these recipes a whirl.

Berry-Melon Agua Fresca

This is exactly what you want to be sipping on your deck on a Sunday morning. Although we used honeydew in this recipe, you could use whatever melon you’ve grown or like best.

Recipe: Berry-Melon Agua Fresca


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