How to grow cucumbers in containers

How to grow cucumbers in containers

Container and Small-Space Gardening
Fresh, crunchy cucumbers are a welcome, refreshing taste of summer. They are easy to grow, asking only for the sun and something to climb up before rewarding you with heaps of fruit and beautiful, bright flowers. When growing cucumbers in pots or in a container garden, tie shoots regularly onto cane supports. Pinch out the growing tip once the plant reaches the top of its support. A single cucumber plant in a large pot will keep you in crisp, juicy fruit all summer long. In fact, you might have trouble keeping up with these prolific plants. The flesh and skin are high in fibre, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, but low in carbohydrates and with zero fats, making them terrific for digestive health. Basic needs Make sure you choose the right…
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