Cucumbers are delicious and incredibly good for you. They are high in water content and excellent for your digestive system. Today you will learn how to grow your own Cucumbers at home.
Imagine having a never-ending supply free from chemicals and fresh from your garden. It’s easier than you think but there are a few tips and tricks that you will need to grasp.
Cucumber Gardening Tip
Did you know that Cucumbers and Sunflowers make perfect companions as they like the same soil?
Your Cucumbers will also be sweeter and the Sunflower stalks act as a trellis for your Cucumbers. Be sure to Pin this great gardening tip.
10 Tips For Growing Cucumbers
We thought we would start with this excellent infographic from Amy who is best described as an organic garden maven!
She has the blog A Healthy Life For Me and has rounded up her top 10 tips for growing cucumbers at home.
Amy suggests planting your cucumbers 3 inches apart and your rows 5 inches apart. They also like hot sun and afternoon shade.
Growing Cucumbers The Easy Way
Amy also suggests watering a couple of times a week. It’s important to keep the soil moist at all times. Speaking of the soil. A PH Level of between 6 and 7 is optimal. Another interesting fact is the more you pick your cucumbers, the more they produce.
When you first plant them, be sure to keep them covered so they are free of pests. Once your plant flowers, you can remove the covers. A good way to tell if your Cucumbers are deficient is through their leaves. If they turn yellow, they need more Nitrogen.
Growing Cucumbers At Home Video Tutorial
We have included a video tutorial that shows you how to get started with growing cucumbers at home. Click Play above to view ^