Growing Cucumbers Vertically | How to Grow Cucumbers in Small Garden
Here how you can grow cucumbers vertically to maximize harvest!
Cucumber is a refreshing vegetable, especially if picked up fresh. It is eaten in the variety of ways: raw in a salad, cooked or pickled. It is easy to grow and only requires a warm, sunny exposure and deep and regular watering.
Benefits of Growing Cucumbers Vertically
One advantage of Growing Cucumbers Vertically is that by this you can avoid a common problem of fruit rot associated with cucumber cultivation, which happens when fruit sitting in moist soil for long period of time. When you allow cucumber vines to grow up vertically, it improves the air circulation around the plant that prevents fungal diseases. Cucumber plants have a sprawling habit and growing cucumbers vertically allow their leaves to absorb more sun, which results in healthy plant and large cucumbers. One more key benefit is that you can harvest the fruits more easily and in time.