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Posted by on Mar 10, 2012 in Companion Planting, Cucumbers, Vegetables | 2 comments

How to Grow Cucumbers

How to Grow Cucumbers

  How to Grow Cucumbers **Cucumbers have come a long way in the past 20-30 years. They used to be disease-ridden, prone to give indigestion, etc. Now, however, there are TONS of varieties to experiment with and the problems have been taken care of.   **They like warm weather but not intense, dry heat. They are not frost hardy, but since they grow and mature quickly, it is easy to get a crop even with a short season as long as you plant them in the full sun.   Position: **You need to think carefully about where your cucumbers will grow. These plants have long vines that take up a lot of room. One plant, however, produces plenty of cucumbers, so you shouldn’t need more than a 6×9 foot plot for each six plants you grow (6 plants should be plenty for most families…unless you are cucumber crazy).  **It is often a good idea to grow these plants vertically to save space and also to give you healthier, cleaner...

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