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.
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beet
Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers ~~ Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. We had some planted next to sunflowers AND watermelon and they all turned out fine.
An Almost Foolproof Way to Grow an Avocado Plant from a Seed, also very good information on pruning, so the plant does not grow into a three foot high stick with a couple of leaves. Downing I know you wanted to grow an avocado tree
Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These little guys are officially the cutest food known to man. Super easy-to-grow too! Also known as "Mexican Sour Gherkin".
What's a garden without green beans? Everything you need to know to grow green beans, snap beans, or string beans. Easy to grow and you should have beans to eat in 45 - 75 days. How to grow green beans in your home garden