In fact, the garden has taken over a portion of the lot; a cucumber vine
climbed up into the grill of an abandoned truck and overran the hood and cab.
Wants: morning glory, wild cucumber vine
, lemon lily, yellow hollyhock, pumpkins, birdhouse gourds, sunflowers, lily of the valley
Already, flowers and saplings are sprouting from what was once "pure, clean desert." Rows of green cucumber vines
hang in the greenhouse, their fruits a few inches long, sweet and crisp - like the Mediterranean varieties that grow elsewhere in Jordan.
Citrus Celebration 2 peeled citrus (lemon, orange, tangerine or grapefruit) 3 cups leafy greens 1 banana Half a cucumber A sprig of cilantro Chunk of peeled ginger 8 ounces of filtered water After a year or so of fighting to keep my cucumber vines
alive I have now found a few varieties that do well in my area-including the exotic, yet tiny, Gherkin.
While growing our small city garden, we've struggled with controlling cucumber vines
. Then, my wife saw an arbor-like cucumber trellis she wanted me to make.
Later this month, when you have gathered up mature onions and perhaps dug up cucumber vines
that finally succumbed to bacterial wilt, it's time for yet a third wave of fall planting.
In addition to staking the beans, we weave the cucumber vines
along and through mesh, build extra hoops above the tops of the tomato cages (because they're never tall enough as-is), string up the peach tree branches so they don't snap under the weight of their own fruit, and prune and weed as necessary.
•Cucumber beetles are "supposed" to dislike marigolds or wood ashes sprinkled at the base of cucumber vines