Thursday, June 24, 2010

Something to crow about.

I’m trying to contain my excitement, but what the hell. I HAVE A CUCUMBER! This adorable cuke is the first vegetable to appear in my garden, and I think it’s quite impressive.

Too bad I don’t have a fancy A-frame trellis, because the vines already are outgrowing their support. These cucumbers are Japanese soyu, a sweet Asian variety for eating or cooking. Every yellow flower turns into a cucumber, and once the veggies form, they double in size every two days.

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