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Are You As Cool As A Cucumber?

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Jessica
07.20.12

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.

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