Tag Archives: cucumbers

Cucumbers In Sri Lanka

Cucumberss In Sri Lanka

CUCUMBER Cucumber : Cucumis sativus Introduction The cucumber (cucumis sativus) is one of the most important market vegetables in the tropics and it is also the basis of an extensive pickling industry. It is assumed to be a native of the Northern India. In Sri Lanka, cucumber is best eaten sliced as …

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Cucumbers

Cucumbers

HOW IT’S GROWN Cucumbers grow on vines that grow close to the ground. Since the plant likes to spread out, some farmers help them grow up a fence or a trellis in order to save space. Farmers and gardeners plant cucumbers between May and June, and they grow through the …

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Cucumbers

Cucumber On Vine

HOW IT’S GROWN Cucumbers grow on vines that grow close to the ground. Since the plant likes to spread out, some farmers help them grow up a fence or a trellis in order to save space. Farmers and gardeners plant cucumbers between May and June, and they grow through the …

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Dilled Cucumbers Or Green Tomatoes

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Dilled Cucumbers Or Green Tomatoes Recipe 40 to 50 medium-sized or large cucumbers, or green tomatoes. 3/4 cup (2 oz.) whole mixed pickle spices. Fresh or dried dill. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1 pound (IV2 cups) salt. 2 gallons water. Wash and drain the cucumbers or green tomatoes. Place …

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Pickling Cucumbers For Your Health

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If your backyard is filled with cucumbers, you might need to take into account pickling them, not solely to increase their shelf-life, however to take pleasure in their well being advantages. Researchers on the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) not too long ago discovered …

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Easy Gardening Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are grown for eating fresh or preserving as pickles. They mature quickly and are best suited tola rger gardens. However, they can be grown in small areas if the plants are caged or trellised. Site selection Although cucumbers do best in loose sandy loam soil, they can be grown …

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Cool Cucumbers

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Types The North Carolina Vegetable Growers Association represents many different types of vegetables. One of these is the cucumber. There are two basic types of cucumbers grown in North Carolina. These are slicing or fresh market cucumbers and pickling cucumbers. Examples of pickling cucumber varieties include: Calypso, Johnston, Raleigh, Transamerica, …

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Good Agriculture Practices For Cucumbers

Cucumbers Good Agricultural Practices

General Information Cucumbers, a member of the same family as pumpkins and gourds, are primarily eaten raw or pickled. A native of India, cucumbers were grown in North America as early as the 16th century by European settlers. Cucumbers grow best during summer and cannot tolerate cold. For best flavor, …

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Starter Culture For Pickling Cucumbers

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Cucumbers ferment into pickles when added to a brine of salt and water. Some industrial plants have recently been using a starter culture, a group of microorganisms added to a cucumber in a brine tank that both accelerates the fermentation and controls it so that the quality of each batch …

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Pickling Cucumbers Fused With Health Promoting Compound

Jars Of Pickles

If your garden is full of cucumbers, you may want to consider pickling them, not only to extend their shelf-life, but to enjoy their health benefits. Researchers at the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) recently found that a stable, naturally occurring, health-promoting compound called …

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