Enjoy Maryland Watermelons

August is the perfect time to enjoy delicious local watermelons. This sweet treat is not only great tasting, but also has many health benefits including being the lycopene leader in fresh produce. With its sandy soils and hot &amp rainy summers, Maryland provides the optimum growing conditions for watermelons. To the right is the 2012 Mar-Del Watermelon commercial featuring Maryland Secretary Buddy Hance, Delaware Secretary Ed Kee, and the Mar-Del Watermelon Queen.

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