Category Archives: Cucurbits

Cucumber, Zucchini, Melon, Marrow, Squash and Pumpkin

The first harvest from the Greenhouse

It may only be one humble cucumber, but this is a cucumber I have lovingly tended myself, so yes, I confess to being a little excited to pick my first produce. I grew a crystal apple cucumber in the veggie … Continue reading

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Under-nourished or over-watered?

I noticed this morning that one of my young Crystal Apple Cucumber plants was looking a little pale and yellow tinged. I feared that maybe they had suffered from over-watering as the irrigation timer appeared to have a mind of … Continue reading

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The Great Pumpkin Plot

Today, March 22nd, 2011, I harvested a good quantity of ¬†vegetable spaghetti and full armful of small deep orange Kuri Squash, or as I know them after some time living in France, Potimarron. The joy of harvesting such amazing looking … Continue reading

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