Start by building down to where the farm will be. top-down layout of 48.8% pumpkins hydrated farm.

There are 2 ways in which you can increase your yield and efficiency, one is by using a set up that allows for the most pumpkins and melons to spawn in the shortest time, while the other will allow the most pumpkins and melons …

The only downside being juggling two different items, and losing 4 inventory slots, can be mitigated by doing all pumpkins rows then storing pumpkins in Ender Chest then doing all melon rows. Pumpkin and Melon Farming in Minecraft. Get the Telekinesis enchantment on your axe so you don't lose any drops. If built correctly, it can produce about 12.8K pumpkins per layer worth 4 coins each (+double pumpkins for higher farming levels). Alternating melon/pumpkins farms can reach 99% in less than 20 mins. Till and plant seeds in lanes X=80, 77, 76, 73, 72. e.x. Pumpkin and melon seeds can both be found in minecarts with chests inside abandoned mineshafts, and in chests in dungeons. Farming pumpkins and melons isn’t very difficult, but there are a few tips and tricks which make pumpkin and melon farming easier and a lot more efficient.
Fill in a dirt rectangle 9x160. From (80, 40, 80) to (71, 40, -80), 3. One such other pattern would be using full lanes for water instead. Melon stems connect only to the melons they produce. Pumpkins will not grow without at least 8 light. Pumpkin or Melon farms are one of the best money making methods currently available in the early-game. e.x. Craft crops into their enchanted version as you collect them. Lanes of slabs over X=80, 77, 76, 73, 72 and Z=80,... 4. Melons and pumpkinsuse essentially the same mechanics for growth, and can be easily farmed with the same techniques. Dry farms are not recommended but can be used if the island is always occupied but only farmed 1-2 times per day. To begin farming, seeds must first be found: 1.1. e.x. 6. Build your farms from one side to the other 3 lanes at a time to prevent burnout and allow you to farm incomplete farms without mobs spawning. 5. 7.

A much faster-growing variant is also possible by alternating melon and pumpkin seeds so that no row of pumpkin is next to another row of pumpkin, which speeds up the growing time by 100% (20 mins to regrow). Melons take 10 to 30 minutes to grow, which is equal to 0.5 or 1.5 of a Daylight cycle. (77, 40, 75), (76, 40, 66), (76, 42, 57) etc. e.x. Pumpkin farms are usually built by players as a means to get a higher farming skill. 1. However, with the Bazaar melons sell for ~50% more per growth than Pumpkins. To build just build as above but skip step 6. If you do have a whole pumpkin or melon, but no seeds, simply place the pumpkin in a crafting grid, which yields 4 seeds, or, alternatively, place the pumpkin somewhere and use shears on it.

Replace dirt with water every 8 blocks. From (80, 40, 80) to (71, 40, -80) 3.