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Hanging basket for cucumbers

Posted by dromanowski NY (My Page) on
Sat, May 14, 11 at 11:07

Has anyone ever tried using a hanging bast to grow cucumbers in?


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RE: Hanging basket for cucumbers

You'd need a big one. Try a hanging very large bucket or hanging barrel.


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RE: Hanging basket for cucumbers

  • Posted by alys Zone 6%3F - MO (My Page) on
    Sat, May 14, 11 at 13:07

I bought a "hanging cucumber" one year and it was great. I also have seen "hanging cucumber seeds" on line. Supposedly they are special, but I think they really aren't. Every year I plant my cukes in large planters at the edge of my front stairs and they hang down the wall and grow great! I have used both spacemaster and regular ones, but for a hanging basket, I'd use spacemaster or picklebush types.

Here's a pic of mine in bloom.

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  • Posted by alys Zone 5/6 - MO (My Page) on
    Sat, May 14, 11 at 13:11

The one I bought was just a white plastic hanging basket like you'd get anywhere. I would use a larger one though, 14 or 16 inches - and that ought to be fine if you only do a couple plants.


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