'prune' watermelon vines??
My husband's watermelon vines are running all over the place & setting some nice golfball-size fruit. To maximize the size, should/could the tips of the vines be pinched off so the current fruit would develop faster & bigger? As it is now, there are SO many fruits setting & the vines are taking over the garden! The melons are Black Diamond & a yellow seedless variety. I just printed the 'five ways to tell if a melon is ripe' (?! ) & ready to pick ... let's see if it works! Only our 3rd or 4th time trying to grow melons here.
Appreciate any suggestions!