Today's picture was taken in Kansas in 1939. It shows a man in his garden displaying a fine looking watermelon.
I have had lots of difficulty growing watermelons in the past. It takes the melons a long time to mature and it always seems like something happens to the vines before the melons are ready. I have tried several times, but have always been disappointed.
Also, it is pretty much impossible to buy a good melon in the grocery stores. The good melons are sold on the side of the road out of the back of old pickups. Wow, now I am hungry for a good watermelon!