I purchased an ambiguously marked 'container cucumber' at a local nursery this spring (starts with a 'G') and plopped it rebelliously in an empty spot in my garden. So far it has produced many large, bumpy, even slightly striped cucumbers. they look like big pickling cucumbers but they're delicious fresh too and super crunchy. I guess I need to go back next spring....

I purchased an ambiguously marked 'container cucumber' at a local nursery this spring (starts with a 'G') and plopped it rebelliously in an empty spot in my garden. So far it has produced many large, bumpy, even slightly striped cucumbers. they look like big pickling cucumbers but they're delicious fresh too and super crunchy. I guess I need to go back next spring....

Every Year I grow Cucumbers in a pot on my porch. They are usually stubby and round, but they taste wonderful  It's rewarding to grow something from seed.

Grow Cucumbers in Pots

Every Year I grow Cucumbers in a pot on my porch. They are usually stubby and round, but they taste wonderful It's rewarding to grow something from seed.

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Lettuce grown in a green shopping bag. An excellent idea for reusing old, worn out bags with pre-existing "drainage" holes.

How to Grow A Lettuce Garden in a Reusable Bag

Lettuce grown in a green shopping bag. An excellent idea for reusing old, worn out bags with pre-existing "drainage" holes.

Banner and Garland: boxed pond - i like the raised flower bed bordering the pond - lines are a bit too straight for my tastes though - by WoodBlocX, via Flickr - #pond #raised #bed #garden #landscape - tå?

Banner and Garland: boxed pond - i like the raised flower bed bordering the pond - lines are a bit too straight for my tastes though - by WoodBlocX, via Flickr - #pond #raised #bed #garden #landscape - tå?

“Bush Slicer” cucumber: Juicy slicing cucumbers in record time on disease resistant, dwarf bushes, perfect for a small space or container. The 6 to 8 inch long fruits have smooth, tender skin and sweet, crisp flesh.

5 Best Container Vegetables for Beginning Gardeners

“Bush Slicer” cucumber: Juicy slicing cucumbers in record time on disease resistant, dwarf bushes, perfect for a small space or container. The 6 to 8 inch long fruits have smooth, tender skin and sweet, crisp flesh.

If you love greenery and clean air, but lack a green thumb, this list of awesome yet unkillable houseplants is for you!

9 Air-Cleaning Houseplants That Are Almost Impossible to Kill

If you love greenery and clean air, but lack a green thumb, this list of awesome yet unkillable houseplants is for you!

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