Tips from Unusual Places
Facebook is not a place that I would normally turn to for tips, but lately it has had some interesting/fun tips. Here is one I saw this morning.
He uses yeast to feed his cucumbers.
Has anyone tried this? I wonder how well it works. He mixes yeast with sugar to feed it and then lets it grow for a couple hours and then dilutes it a few more times with water before feeding the cucumbers. Cucumbers will grow in a moment! Just pour this over the cucumber shoots - YouTube
Pests on my cucumbers.
There’s a bunch of bugs along my cucumber vines. I’m very new to growing food and am trying to gain knowledge as I go. I took a couple of pictures, but so far my search results haven’t been very helpful. They always scurry to the other side of the stems when I get close. I was hoping someone could tell me what I’m dealing…
Unhappy cucumbers in a greenhouse with aluminum framework
it is a hot summer. I have a greenhouse with aluminum framework. So far I always had good crops of cucumbers and tomatoes. Not this year. I have already noticed that cucumbers do not want to climb the Aluminium support poles. I touched the poles. They were so hot. No surprise. I covered Aluminium by winding threads round…
Cucumber Scallion Dip
A recipe to use up the extras. And an interesting take along for parties.
Pickling recipe needed
Does anyone have a great bread and butter pickle recipe they would be willing to share. my pickling cucumbers are going crazy. Would have loved to do lacto fermented ones, but live off grid and do not have a cold place to store them when they are finished. So will have to can them for shelf life. Thank you in advance.