cucumber vine

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Noun1.cucumber vine - a melon vine of the genus Cucumiscucumber vine - a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
cuke, cucumber - cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
melon vine, melon - any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
Cucumis, genus Cucumis - cucumbers; muskmelons
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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.