Growing Cucumbers in a Pot – How Do I Grow Cucumbers in a Pot?

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You can grow cucumbers even if you do not have a lot of land. Cucumbers can be grown in containers with a little care. This guide tells you how to do that.  Types of Cucumbers to Grow in a Pot Cucumbers can be either pickling cucumbers or slicing cucumbers. Pickling cucumbers have bumpy skin. They produce … Read more

14 Cucumber Pests – How to Identify and Prevent Them

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Cucumbers have been grown as food for millennia – more than 3,000 years according to cave excavations. They have persisted as popular vegetables and are a favorite of backyard gardeners. Cucumbers were one of the top five garden vegetables in the US as of 2014 according to David Trinklein of the University of Missouri. Unfortunately, … Read more

Cucumber Plant Light Requirements – Sunlight and Artificial Lights

Cucumber Light Requirements

Cucumbers are a popular vegetable to grow. Sometimes it is hard to know how much sun a cucumber plant needs.   How Much Light Do Cucumber Plants Need? The amount of light differs inside and outside.  Outside – Cucumber Sun Requirements Cucumbers need at least six hours of sun and will grow much better with … Read more

How Many Cucumbers Per Plant? – Depending on the Varieties

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Cucumbers are very tasty and nutritious. Many people grow them in their garden or in containers. You may wonder how many plants you will need to plant to have enough cucumbers.  How Many Cucumbers Does One Plant Produce? Each cucumber vine is a little different, but the average slicing cucumber has ten to fifteen cucumbers … Read more

Watering Cucumber Plants – How to Water a Cucumber Plant?

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Cucumber plants are very thirsty plants. Therefore, proper watering is crucial to getting lots of tasty cucumbers.  How Often Do I Water Cucumber Plants? Cucumber plants growing in the ground should be watered once or twice a week. Cucumber plants in containers should be watered several times a week to keep the soil evenly moist. … Read more

Cucumber Plant Spacing – How Far Apart to Plant Cucumbers?

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Cucumbers are a popular vegetable to grow. Start your cucumbers off right by spacing the vines far enough apart.  Why Is Spacing Important? Cucumber vines that are planted too close together have problems finding space to spread out as much as they need to and do not produce as many cucumbers. The vines compete for … Read more

Cucumber Plant Stages – The Growing Stages of a Cucumber

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Cucumbers are a popular warm-season vegetable to grow. Cucumber plants go through different stages when growing. Each stage needs slightly different amounts of water and fertilizer to grow optimally. This guide will discuss the stages of a cucumber plant and what care the plant needs at each stage.  Cucumber Plant Stages Here are the seven … Read more

Overwatered Cucumber Plant – What Happens and How to Fix It?

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Cucumbers are easy to grow. Sometimes, though, people give their cucumber plants so much love that they make them sick. This guide discusses what happens when a cucumber plant is overwatered.  Can You Overwater A Cucumber Plant? Yes, you can overwater a cucumber plant. Cucumbers need 1-2 inches of water a week. Providing more water … Read more

Why Are My Cucumbers Yellow? (Causes and Prevention)

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Cucumbers are a popular vegetable to grow. They taste great and are good for you. Every once in a while, however, cucumbers have problems while growing. This guide will explain why your cucumber is yellow and what to do about it.  Why Are My Cucumbers Yellow? Yellow cucumbers happen for five possible reasons. What Do … Read more

5 Best Cucumber Fertilizers in 2023

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Cucumbers are good for you and easy to grow. Every vegetable garden should have a cucumber vine or two. If you are growing cucumbers in your garden, you may wonder, What is the best cucumber fertilizer? I have found cucumber fertilizers change depending on soil type and the growing stage the cucumber is in. Finding … Read more