Without a doubt, one of the most successful garden experiments we have ever trialed in our garden here at the OWG farm is the growing of cucumbers in straw bales. In fact, ever since our first attempt three years back,
When it comes to growing an incredible harvest of cucumbers, it’s hard to beat growing straw bale cucumbers. It is quite simply one of the easiest, low-maintenance methods around. And, for us, it has produced a record harvest for two
Making great homemade pickles all begins with selecting and growing the right pickling cucumber varieties. Cucumbers are one of the most popular vegetable plants grown in the backyard garden. And one of reasons so many grow them? To make crunchy,
When it comes to trying to find a better way to grow cucumbers – we are always up for the challenge. After all, cucumbers are one of our family’s favorite vegetables. Not only are they amazing fresh from the garden,
Looking for ways to protect cucumber plants from the onslaught of beetles and disease? Cucumbers are the second most popular vegetable grown in home gardens, playing second fiddle to only the beloved tomato. Gardeners everywhere simply love to grow and
Growing Cucumbers! When it comes to backyard gardens, cucumbers are right up there with tomatoes as one of the most popular home-grown vegetables. It’s not hard to figure out why. Is there anything better than a fresh cucumber sprinkled with a
Way back when we were planning the garden last Winter, we made a point to make sure we would review our choices not only at the end of this growing season – but at the midway point as well. Why?
So once that garden is all planted – there are some simple things you can do to really help maximize the growth and yields of your vegetable plants. So here are our 3 tips to growing a better garden