Whether you prefer yours sliced, pickled or soaked in vodka, cucumbers are a food staple during the summer! Add a homegrown crunch to your salads and sandwiches by planting cucumbers in your garden. All you need are a few seeds, a lot of light and a little heat.
Photo: A Beautiful Mess
Think ahead about how you’ll use your cucumbers, because there are two distinct varieties: Pickling and slicing. To learn more about growing cucumbers, read: Summer Garden Series: Cucumbers.
Stuffed Cucumber @ White on Rice Couple
Cucumber Gimlet @ Bon Appetit
Cucumber & Hummus @ Fat Free Vegan Kitchen
Cucumber Salad @ Yum Sugar
Cucumber Punch @ Taste of Home
Cucumber Soup @ Pham Fatale
Cucumber Granita @ Bon Appetit
Japanese Cucumber Salad @ Leite’s Culinaria
Cucumber Sandwich @ Good Life Eats
Cucumber Lemonade @ A Beautiful Mess
Cucumber Melon Cocktail @ Coffee & Whine