Crystal Apple Cucumbers

Just a sneaky look at my Crystal Apple Cucumbers. They are one of this year’s successes and are so unlike any cucumber that I’ve ever seen that I can’t stop taking photos of them. They’re an old Victorian variety and pretty much impossible to find in the shops – which makes growing them all the […]


I had thought that my cucumber plants would come to nought – that they woud be just a mass of furry leaves forever. I inspected them only last week to see that the only actual cucumber on there was shrivelled and dying. But yesterday, while rummaging around in the cold frame to count how many […]