Cut with a knife, leaving an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, slit the stem from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division; each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.
DEEP ROOT WATERING made easy.not just for growing squash ;) Tips for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering.
"Even better idea for a cucumber Trellis. This way i can make use of the sides of the beds I've already built" (and do this for melons too - use old stockings to put them in a sling if they get really big.
Composting idea: Worm Tower - Drill lots of holes in a pvc pipe. Bury all but 6 inches in garden. Place kitchen scraps in the hole. Worms will come in and eat and then transfer the "goodies" throughout the garden.
PLANT something! Got limited sun? These 15 vegetables only need 4 hours a day of direct light. 15 Shade Tolerant Vegetables: Utilize them in those shaded areas of the yard, and leave the sun for the tomatoes.
Gardening Tips… Basil Basics: Prune basil regularly for best flavor. About every four weeks, prune basil back to just above the bottom two sets of leaves. If allowed to flower, it will lose flavor. From Fine Gardening.
The best DIY projects & DIY ideas and tutorials: sewing, paper craft, DIY. Diy Crafts Ideas Alternative Gardening: Using a pallet as a garden bed ~ the secret ingredient is landscape cloth! -Read More -