The Grow Op – an urban gardening experiment


“Straight Eight” Cucumbers
May 22, 2009, 1:11 pm
Filed under: Dirt and Soil, Plants, Vegetables | Tags: ,

cukes

I planted two cucumber plants from seedlings in the SIP. the variety is Straight Eight (make any applicable dirty jokes in the comments). These are apparently good for slicing, salads, and pickles, which were my primary targeted usages – honestly i am not sure what else you would use them for.

After some reading (which i like to do after i make my uninformed decisions on how to plant things) I found out that the cucumbers have rather shallow root systems, which may not make them ideal candidates for the SIP because as mentioned it seemed little dry on top. For now they seem to be doing pretty well.

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Just saying, I will gladly help take some veg off your hands when you have too much. I make excellent pickles…

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