Category Archives: cucumbers

Garden update: end of March

Everything is getting pretty lush! Got all the tomatoes hanging now. Set up a little privacy wall of plants: Giant parsley: Hanging tomato: Radish and carrot window box: Cucumber tendril! Strawberry flowers: Also set up the rain gutter planter on … Continue reading

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Cucumber update

Most of the seedlings have two true leaves now so I started hardening them off. The weather is so mild and overcast that I leave them out all day. Tomorrow they’ll go into the sun and Thursday they’ll stay out … Continue reading

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Seedlings update

Most of the cherry peppers and lipstick peppers have sprouted now! The cherry peppers took almost two weeks and I’ve transferred them to the light box. The lipsticks germinated quite quickly (under one week) but the leaves are having trouble … Continue reading

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Transplanting cucumbers

Well, it’s been exactly one week since the cucumber seeds were planted. I haven’t seen much growth above ground the past few days so I figured they might be building their root system up.  I was right! Taking one pair … Continue reading

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Cukes are coming!

Two days…that’s all it took for my spacemaster cucumbers to germinate with the aid of a heating pad. I’m a little overwhelmed! I’m not sure what this means in terms of maturation time. Will I have to put them outside … Continue reading

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