For this issue, we asked our contributors, “What grows in your garden?” Click on the pictures for their answers and links to their websites.

Robin Melanson

I grew watermelons in my Zone 5 garden last year. The largest ones were only about the size of softballs, and they took a long time to get there, but they were sweet and delicious. Also, I got to sit around outside spitting out the seeds (which don’t seem to exist in supermarket melons anymore).