Growing Organic Cucumbers
Cucumbers have many uses. You can use it to make pickles, salad, or simply eat them raw as a snack. You can also use it as a beautifying agent to help rest the eyes and minimize wrinkles. This versatile plant also has many medicinal properties. The growth of organic cucumbers in your garden should always be on top of the list of gardening.
The first thing to consider time when planting the cucumber plants is that these are tropical plants; so naturally, they need plenty of sunlight and space. It would be best to plant cucumbers in early summer. These cannot survive even the mildest frost so you better keep track of time when planting cucumbers.
Second, cucumbers thrive in open spaces. The plant will wither if you have little room for it to grow. If you do not have enough space in your garden, you can build a vertical farm, and where they can reproduce.
Before the actual planting of cucumbers, you must prepare the soil by adding compost and grow it to the end. Make sure the soil is loose and has a large number of drains to prevent flooding. You can also have your own garden soil conditioner through the introduction of organic fertilizers. This will allow the accumulation of nutrients in the soil, which is good for growing cucumbers.
To retain moisture and avoid weeds and grass from growing, you can add mulch to the soil. The bark and wood chips and sawdust can be an ideal material for mulching. There are two ways to proceed with the planting of cucumbers after the soil is cured. First, you can wait another two weeks -3 to allow plant growth to begin. This is a good option if you are planting in late spring. Frost is still around these times. It would be safer to leave the cucumber seeds to germinate, to make it stronger against the frost. You should also learn how to grow garlic.
However, if you do not know about the weather, you can directly plant cucumber seeds in your garden. The seeds should be placed at intervals of 3 meters in a line. This would give plants plenty of space as their size increases and as soil nutrients are absorbed.
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