What’s better than enjoying delicious cucumbers? Growing your own! Enjoy our tips, tricks and information on how to harvest an excellent crop of cucumbers.
When planting from seeds, it takes 50-70 days before a cucumber plant produces fruit that is ready for picking. Germination of the seeds takes 3-10 days and after flowering, the
Bitter-tasting cucumbers can be caused by unfavorable growing conditions such as not enough sunlight, inconsistent water levels, too high temperatures, or insufficient soil nutrients. The bitterness comes from the compound
Cucumbers are best grown from seeds and directly planted into the soil. You can start the seeds indoors if you live in a cooler climate but by late spring the
Uncut cucumbers are best kept outside of the refrigerator because they are sensitive to cold temperatures. Once cut, wrap them in a paper towel and keep inside an airtight ziplock
Cucumber plants grow the most cucumbers when kept in full sun but that doesn’t meant that they cannot grow in partial shade. As long as they receive an average of