I had to take the cucumbers down finally.

Dallas, Texas
September 5, 2016 11:53am CST
The cucumbers in our backyard are all but dried up and so are the tomatoes. It took the best part of 30 minutes to remove the bird netting off the vines and pull apart all of the overgrowth. I now am leaving the tomatoes and what's left of the cucumbers in order to let them finish up. If there is anything left it will be a small miracle. Next spring will be better. I will build a better tomato and cucumber garden using wooden arbors and trellises. Here is an article about growing cucumbers in the back yard.
This video shows you three ways to vertically grow cucumbers. It will save you space, cut back on disease and increase the production of the plants. Tomato c...
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@NJChicaa (40106)
• United States
5 Sep 16
My cucumbers were horrible this year. I think I got like 4 all summer.
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• Dallas, Texas
5 Sep 16
I think they like some shade. Next time I will build an arbor of some type and put a canopy over it like using a sheet of white cotton tied to each end by string above the plants to keep them from having too much intense sunlight. I am still trying to decide how this might actually be done. So did you pick them green? And did they taste good?
@NJChicaa (40106)
• United States
5 Sep 16
@lookatdesktop I picked them and made pickles with them. They were good.
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• Dallas, Texas
5 Sep 16
@NJChicaa I had some a few weeks ago. They are all ate up now. lol
@rina110383 (24135)
5 Sep 16
I love eating cucumbers dipped in spicy vinegar.
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• Dallas, Texas
5 Sep 16
Sounds good to me.
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@1hopefulman (28391)
• Canada
5 Sep 16
Hopefully you got to enjoy many great salads with home-grown produce.
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• Dallas, Texas
5 Sep 16
I think I will have a better crop next year. but yes they were quite good.
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