This year, whether you grow your cucumbers in a garden or in raised beds, pots, or straw bales, you may expect the biggest harvest ever — thanks to a few simple instructions!
Cucumbers are difficult to grow. Mildew, wilt, and other diseases can be harmed by pests. Especially the cucumber beetle. But, the greatest method to prevent disease and pests is to start with strong, healthy plants. So, how do you keep our plants healthy? Well, regardless of how or where you grow, follow these three essential tips.
1. Water Consistency
Cucumbers enjoy water. The long, thin fruits contain 95% water. Thus, to produce as many cucumbers as possible, they need a consistent supply.
Cucumber plants dry out quickly in gardens and containers. When water is scarce, their vines, stems, and foliage wilt.
Wilting isn’t only terrible. It stresses plants, reducing bloom and fruit output. It makes them more vulnerable to infection and pests.