cucumber

Cucumbers are are easy to grow, are prolific, and make a fresh snack in summer. Eat them with a yummy greek yogurt dip, add them to your salad, or make a fresh cucumber lemon summer drink. Allow 3 feet between plants though to give ample room for growth.

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 18 to 30 in

Sprout time: Summer

When to plant: Summer

Fun Facts:

– Cucumbers are 96% water.

– When applied topically it helps ease facial swelling, hence why people put them on puffy eyes.

– Cucumbers can help eliminate bad breath.