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Plant 4-5 melon seeds in a hill and then thin to the appropriate spacing. The appropriate spacing will depend on whether you train them on a trellis or let them spread on the ground. For direct sowing and transplants, cover seedlings with hot caps to protect from frost, speed up their growth, and keep out pests. The vines do best if planted in hills. Rows and hills should be set 5 to 6 feet apart each way, with 2 or 3 plants per hill. Thin (see: Guide to Thinning Your Seedlings) to the 2 strongest plants in a week. How to Grow Organic Melons and Cantaloupes from Seed»