Why Should You Not Plant Cucumbers Near Tomatoes

Why should you not plant cucumbers near tomatoes

Companion planting may be one of the new buzzwords, but it isn’t a new concept at all. People have been utilizing companion planting since gardening began. Just with the invention of farming equipment and huge farms, it was easier to plant an entire field of a single plant than it was to intersperse several vegetables … Read more

22 Natural Types Of Pickling Cucumbers

Types Of Pickling Cucumbers

There are 22 types of pickling cucumbers in this list including the all popular Kirby cucumber as well as a few you’ve probably not heard of. There’s just something to that satisfying snap, the sour (or sweet) tang, and the intense crunch of a fresh pickle. Over 5.2 million pounds of pickles are consumed in … Read more

Overwatered Cucumber Plants: Can You Fix Them?

Overwatered Cucumber Plants

If you’ve got Overwatered Cucumber Plants there are 3 things you can do to save them and some techiniques to water correctly going forwards. Aside from chilled watermelons, cucumbers are a wonderful, cool treat that seems to usher in summer. They’re hot weather plants that need a lot of water, but what happens if they … Read more

Why Are My Cucumber Leaves Turning Yellow?

Cucumber Leaves Turning Yellow

In your vegetable garden, yellow leaves mean something is wrong. In your flower garden, it can mean the same thing, or it could just be the healthy color of the plant. When your cucumber vines or bushes start turning yellow, it’s trying to tell you something isn’t right. The problem is in trying to figure … Read more

21 Funky Types Of Cucumbers

Types of Cucumbers

There are over 100 different recognized types of cucumbers and hybrids of cucumbers. They belong to the Cucurbitaceae family which also houses squash, melons, and gourds. Cucumbers are related to pumpkins, watermelons, summer squash such as zucchini, and winter squash like butternut. If you’re growing any of these plants in your garden, they can cross … Read more

22 Great Companion Plants For Cucumbers

Companion plants for cucumbers

There are 22 good companion plants for cucumbers in this list with a variety of root vegetables, herbs, and even flowers to round things out. We will also go over and explain why you should never plant 7 certain plants near your cucumbers. These plants may attract cucumber eating insects, compete for food and water, … Read more