Tag Archive: cucumbers

May 17

9 Varieties of Cucumbers

Lemon cucumber

When you think of a cucumber do you think first of a salad or of pickles? How you intend to use them should be taken into consideration before you choose what type(s) to grow. Note by the botanical names that some of these varieties are not technically cucumbers, which are Cucumis sativus; but they are …

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May 03

Q#4 Can I Plant Cucumbers and Melons Together?

Baby cucumber.

This questions comes up a few times every spring, which we find surprising. There must be some nasty rumor floating around cyberspace that says this practice is bad, and that the plants will cross pollinate and create some kind of cucamelon. Although these plants are related, they are not close enough in DNA to cross …

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