Summer cucumbers, with their lively flavor and crisp texture, are fun additions to the garden. However, the often viney plants can take up a lot of room and reduce the space available for other types of plants. Planting cucumbers in a container conserves garden space, while still providing you with a good growing environment for the fruit.
I am a complete cucumber addict. During the summer, I eat them every day, either freshly picked, chilled from the fridge or in a cucumber salad. Like many vegetables, they are a very different tasting when you grow them yourself. Growing cucumbers in containers are easy and hugely rewarding, but there are a few things that are helpful to know.