If you've landed on this blog by mistake, please follow this link:


www.SouthCarolina.PreppersNetwork.com

Please update your bookmarks and the links on your sites.



Join our forum at:


Monday, May 11, 2009

Veggie of the Week: THE CUCUMBER


A true identity crisis surrounds this weeks veggie. Scientifically it's a fruit, it belongs in the Gourd family of plants, and it's closest plant cousin is the Muskmelon. But the best place for the cucumber is sliced fresh on your dinner salad or as a pickled garnish on your hamburger or hotdog.

It may have many identities, but one thing is certain, the cucumber is a versatile, hardy, and welcome addition to any garden.

Either serving as a versatile food, or as a medicinal aid, the cucumber is unmatched, check out what WHFoods.com has to say about "cool cucumbers".

And for first-hand planting, here's how it's done by Jarad at Stonesoup Farms...

1 comment:

flea said...

I am willing to contribute to this blog if you need me. I live in Summerville, SC.

Drop me an email if interested beasurvivor.blogspot@gmail.com

http://beasurvivor.blogspot.com

Wild Creations Frog Blog Headline Animator

South Carolina Preppers Network Est. Jan 17, 2009 All contributed articles owned and protected by their respective authors and protected by their copyright. South Carolina Preppers Network is a trademark protected by American Preppers Network Inc. All rights reserved. No content or articles may be reproduced without explicit written permission.