How To Prune Cucumbers

How To Prune Cucumbers

Pruning cucumber plants is important if you want to maximise your harvest. Cucumbers are speedy growers but often want to grow more leaves and less fruit, so pruning is essential. This process removes unnecessary leaves and stems to promote healthy growth and fruit production. By doing so, the plant can focus its energy on producing…

Male and Female Cucumber Flowers & How To Tell The Difference
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Male and Female Cucumber Flowers & How To Tell The Difference

Some cucumber plants produce both male and female flowers; it is important to know the difference. But how can you tell the difference between male and female flowers? And why is it important to learn the difference? Male and female cucumber flowers Luckily for you, it is quite simple to tell the difference between the…

How to Train Cucumbers
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How to Train Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a staple of British allotments, found growing in greenhouses and polytunnels up and down the isles, with a few hardy species even growing outdoors. These fast-growing plants are eager to grow, but they require proper support and training in order to maximise your yield. You may be wondering how to train cucumbers to…