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    15 reviews

    Support Your Melons

    Allow your Watermelon, Squash, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, or other melons to grow blemish, rot, and pest free. These melon nets allow you to keep your fruits off the ground away from moisture, bugs, and disease.

    By elevating your melons off the ground, these ingenious cradles permit air to flow, helping your plants ripen, and stay healthy throughout the season. Long-lasting and reusable, these cradles nest for compact off-season storage.


    • Melon Nets allow you to keep fruits far off the ground away from hungry rodents and bugs.
    • Evenly cradles melons to allow uniform growth and ripening.
    • Melon cradles allow for maximum airflow to keep your fruit preventing disease.
    • These heavy duty nets are easily storable in the off season.
    • Ideal for Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Watermelon, Squash

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      • What is the difference in size between the small and large cradles?

        Hi Cindy,

        The small cradle is about 16" and about 24" for the large one.  Typically large butternut squash and pumpkins and medium to large watermelons work best in the bigger cradle and acorn squash, cantaloupe, smaller watermelons etc. work out nicely in the small ones.

      • Are the small cradles ok for watermelon or should I get the large cradle.

        If you are growing traditionally large watermelons the larger cradles are better.

      • How much weight will both the large and the small melon cradels hold?

        Both the small and large should hold over 50 lbs.

      • What is the easiest way to attach these to a hardware cloth fence? Should I use a D-clips, or is there a cool way to tie them that I haven't figured out?

        Hooks or zip ties will support heavy melons.  Those are the main options, but as you alluded to, there's a lot of options also probably laying around the house!

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      Coleen C.
      United States United States

      Wow, the quality amazed me.

      Not only are these cradles beautiful in my garden, but they are sturdy enough to hold even 12 lb Zucchino Rampicante squashes. I am really glad I purchases them.

      United States United States

      Mellon holder

      Awesome they work great for all size melons

      George M.

      The melon cradles were used for winter squash growing on a trellis. The small size worked great. The order of cradles was sent quickly and all went well.

      Laura W.
      United States United States

      These are amazing!

      Loving them! They are really holding the weight of my large heavy watermelons! Love supporting small business!

      Scottie F.
      United States United States

      Melon cradles are just what I wanted.

      I bought the small melon cradles to cradle my sugar baby watermelons and muskmelons as I will train them up a trellis. Should be very interesting to see and my grand kids will get a kick out of them when they choose the melons that want. Very good product and VERY fast delivery.. Thanks, Scottie

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