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SECOND SLICE: LOVE WATERMELON? THANK THE BEES!

To grow a watermelon, you need three key ingredients (besides soil and watermelon seeds, of course): sunlight, water, and bees. The first two necessities should come as no surprise, but the last one might sound a little unusual. You see, bees buzz from blossom to blossom, picking up pollen and…

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SECOND SLICE: DO YOU THUMP YOUR WATERMELON?

Some people thump their watermelons and some people don’t. (For the record, I don’t.) But it’s an interesting topic, so I’ve decided to give this 2012 blog entry another look. Leave a comment with your thoughts on thumping and don’t forget to sound off in the poll on the right.…

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