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As said last week....No Idea whats going on with Cucumbers

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 18:13

I'd be picking those, peeling and eating them in my salads and sarnies    or pickling them

They look like these 

I'd love to have grown those too

It's not all about size .................. not with cucumbers



Posted: 29/08/2015 at 18:07

I'm tempted to use mushroom compost just to get some mushrooms - but as we're getting a fine crop of wild 'mushroomy looking' fungi that I'm not sure about, I'd better not try to grow and harvest cultivated mushrooms, in case we get them muddled up

As said last week....No Idea whats going on with Cucumbers

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 18:04

The first pic looks like normal outdoor cucumbers - some varieties have prickly skins and are sometimes a bit chunky.   They often have a better flavour than the smooth-skinned ones.

What weed is this?

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 17:46

It's one of the few plants I've seen get the better of ground elder - or at least disguise it

As said last week....No Idea whats going on with Cucumbers

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 17:45

What variety are they?


Posted: 29/08/2015 at 17:20
KEF wrote (see)

I've lost the plot on this thread 

I think Verdun lost the plot first ...................

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 17:18

I've deadheaded and picked flowers, tomatoes and runner beans


Oh!  and watered tubs

stage horn

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 17:14

Beautiful elegant trees - just don't prune it or even knock any branches off - it will send up loads of suckers.

As jo says, have a look here


Posted: 29/08/2015 at 17:06

In this link the flowers are described as sterile

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