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Bush Cucumbers

Posted by saturn1956 6 (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 28, 13 at 14:37

I have bush cucumbers growing in containers they seem still to be getting viney, should I use tomato trellises to keep them off the ground??

Saturn


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RE: Bush Cucumbers

I usually use garden netting - good quality nylon stuff that'll take some weight. I've even done ice box watermelon this way, using cheap nylon knee-highs as slings for the developing fruit. I put the stakes that support the netting closer together for the watermelon.


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RE: Bush Cucumbers

Ooops, I should have said, yes, anything that gets them up off the ground is fine. Its just most of the tomato cages I've seen that I didn't make myself out of concrete reinforcing wire are too small to do much supporting.


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