Amazing crop from one cucumber plant
Just a quick one to tell you about Mrs Anne Byas, a gardener from West Molesey in Surrey on the southern edge of London (and only a few miles from where I grew up). It's just come to light that last year she had an amazing crop of cucumbers - 129 from one plant. The variety was 'Socrates'. One hundred...
DIY Cucumber Trellis made from a Pallet
Re-purpose a wood pallet into a quick and sturdy DIY cucumber trellis. It gives space for the plants to grow and makes harvesting an easy task.
A Little Dirt Never Hurt
"How's the garden doing?" People keep asking me this question, so I decided it was time to add updated pictures. Enjoy! First, a beautiful stargazer lily in the lily bed. Then the veggies and herbs……. A View of the Whole Garden Cattle Panel Trellis Cucumber Trellis Pole Bean Trellis One of the broccoli plants, with garlic planted at the corners and a lonely carrot that migrated. (See it in the bottom left-hand corner?) Onions Scallions (I think I need to thin these!) Pretty Spinach Bibb…
How to Build A Durable Wind & Weather-Resistant Trellis
A simple arched trellis can be very strong and beautiful using cattle panels. Leave this trellis up all year. It holds up to high winds and heavy squash.
Complete Kitchen Garden - Ellen Ecker Ogden
The Complete Kitchen Garden book teaches gardeners stylish ways to transform an ordinary garden into an extraordinary experience.
The perfect Cucumber Trellis
Subscribe in a reader Today Mr. O and I completed installation of the new Classic American Cucumber Trellis. (I knew you would be excited about it!) It has a frame of heavy cast iron, with an ornate, hand-constructed wire filigree assemblage to perfectly support vigorous climbing vines while allowing leaves and fruit to grow…