Posts Tagged ‘cucumbers’

Cucumbers, Amaranth, Squash Vine Bores, Asian Long Beans

This is just a mid summer update from the urban survival garden. That really is one cucumber plant that has taken over the trellis. The camerawoman had trouble staying in focus on the squash borers so I spliced in some footage of them. The clipping sound you hear during these shots is me cutting the little pricks in half! Note also how great the gypsy peppers are doing and how many side shoots the Hopi Red Dye Amaranth is putting out. Make sure to tune in to parts two and three.
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How to Prune Your Cucumbers to Grow them Vertically up a Trellis

John from www.growingyourgreens.com will show you how he prunes his cucumber plants to grow them vertically up a trellis. In this video John will explain why he is pruning or single stemming his cucumbers so that he can better manage them when growing them up a vertical trellis. After watching this video you will learn how to properly train your cucumbers (as well as tomatoes) to get them to grow vertically and produce more fruit.

Donna’s Garden – Container Update May 24, 2011

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008.MOV Garber’s Container Vegetables, Waist-level. Part One

Growing vegetables in containers at waist height is great for people with back problems. Also, ideal for people with limited space. This platform can support many pots and provide vegetables all season long.

Digging with Doug: Building a trellis and summer vegetable planting

This week Doug is back in the vegetable garden building a trellis for cucumbers out of bamboo. He’s also planting tomatoes, cabbage, lettuce and peas to extend the season.

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