Cucumbers are one of my favorite vegetables to grow in the garden for several reasons. First, I love to grow cucumbers because they’re EASY to grow. (I have a several easy to grow vegetables on my list) They don’t require a lot so it makes them fun to grow. Second, they’re prolific, you’re almost guaranteed […]
In this series I’m compiling the quick and dirty info on growing specific vegetables. Just the basics. No fluff, no frills. When you’re sitting down in the late Winter, surrounded by seed catalogs, and your garden plan in front of you, you want a quick reference. How far apart can you plant? What pH do […]
Growing cucumbers is a backyard garden favorite. Cucumbers are fairly easy to grow and usually have very few pest of disease problems. We also love the fact that a small row of cucumbers , grown on a trellis, can produce upwards of 50 pounds of fruit per year. In fact, our little 6 foot trellis […]
Sometimes it’s just not worth the time to drag out the waterbath canner for a few jars of pickles. Refrigerator pickles are perfect for small batches, and they will retain their crispness better than canned pickles, too. The same basic recipe can also be adjusted for fermenting or canning in larger batches when your cucumber […]
A simple recipe for all those extra cucumbers that your garden has produced this summer! Jalapeño Dill Pickles have a great flavor to eat straight from the jar or to add to recipes!
If you’ve never grown cucumbers on trellis, you should try it. Here are the 3 biggest reasons that I won’t grow them any other way!