Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Texas Dream garden 2017
by sanderson Today at 5:04 am

» Rolly Pollys
by sanderson Today at 5:01 am

» Saving cantaloupe from cucumber beetle?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 4:52 am

» Lil' Goners
by Scorpio Rising Today at 4:45 am

» Ground Cherries
by Scorpio Rising Today at 4:41 am

» Excited to be a part of forum
by Kelejan Today at 4:37 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in May 2017
by Kelejan Today at 4:26 am

» Hello from St Louis
by countrynaturals Today at 3:52 am

» Strawberry protection
by countrynaturals Today at 3:49 am

» Amaranth
by countrynaturals Today at 3:26 am

» Double summer squash flower
by sanderson Today at 12:45 am

» Bryan Greenbeard of Minnesota's 2017 Plans
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 12:33 am

» New in NY...Hi all
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:44 pm

» New England May 2017
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 8:07 pm

» Yard and garden Maintenance Gadgets
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:57 pm

» Natural Dying ~ The Thyme to Dye is Coming!
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:31 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Yesterday at 7:19 pm

» New For 2017
by Turan Yesterday at 6:24 pm

» Planting tomatoes, cucumbers and squash back to back on wire mesh trellis.
by Veganist Yesterday at 6:17 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 4:35 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by Fiz Yesterday at 2:44 pm

» Hello from TN
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 1:11 pm

» Tips for compost tumbler
by jimmy cee Yesterday at 11:59 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 11:36 am

» Using Eggshells for your garden
by yolos Yesterday at 5:00 am

» Lower South May 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 2:44 am

» N&C Midwest: May is here! 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 2:38 am

» Maritime SGFG 2017
by yolos Yesterday at 1:38 am

» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 5/25/2017, 8:26 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 5/25/2017, 6:00 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Interesting way to grow cucumbers

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  sfg4uKim on 2/17/2012, 2:05 am

Shaped cucumbers grown in molds. I saw this on Pinterest and had to share.


____________________________

I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January - Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle


sfg4u.com
FB: Square Foot Gardening 4 U



avatar
sfg4uKim

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1915
Join date : 2010-09-30
Age : 58
Location : Glen Burnie, MD

View user profile http://sfg4u.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  madnicmom on 2/17/2012, 2:14 am

seriously? that's kinda of weird. LOL
avatar
madnicmom

Female Posts : 567
Join date : 2011-01-26
Age : 47
Location : zone 6, North of Cincinnati

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  sfg4uKim on 2/17/2012, 2:20 am

LOL Kim, I only said it was "interesting". I was at a loss as to what else to say about it.

I think it would be fun for kids - bet they'd be more likely to eat it.

____________________________

I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January - Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle


sfg4u.com
FB: Square Foot Gardening 4 U



avatar
sfg4uKim

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1915
Join date : 2010-09-30
Age : 58
Location : Glen Burnie, MD

View user profile http://sfg4u.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  madnicmom on 2/17/2012, 2:31 am

I know mine would go show it off to their friends. LOL
avatar
madnicmom

Female Posts : 567
Join date : 2011-01-26
Age : 47
Location : zone 6, North of Cincinnati

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  walshevak on 2/17/2012, 3:02 am

Reminds me of the square watermelons grown in Japan in molds because the pack and stack better. Very Happy

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast
avatar
walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4342
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 74
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  Noie on 2/17/2012, 3:59 am

Weirdly awesome! I wonder where I could get a mold... I need some freaky cucs!
avatar
Noie

Female Posts : 63
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : Independence, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  gwennifer on 2/17/2012, 5:08 am

@Noie wrote:Weirdly awesome! I wonder where I could get a mold... I need some freaky cucs!

Yes, weirdly awesome indeed! Someone else on here posted once about disney world growing mickey mouse shaped pumpkins or watermelons or something.
avatar
gwennifer

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1413
Join date : 2011-05-11
Location : Vancouver, WA

View user profile http://www.bluekeypm.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  Rhianna78 on 2/17/2012, 5:12 am

I just did a quick web search and "Vegiforms" is no longer making the molds. Sad

All is not lost though, I did manage to find 2 of their molds at The Caning Shop. $12.95 a pop for the "Garden Elf" (fit for pumpkins, eggplant, etc) & "Pickle Puss" (good on zucchini, squash, cucumbers, etc).
avatar
Rhianna78

Female Posts : 45
Join date : 2012-01-08
Location : Poquoson, VA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  llama momma on 2/17/2012, 10:03 am

Just like our carrots will turn into an L shape when they reach the bottom of the box. Hmm. Seems like someone could create their own form and.... hey I see a future contest Like a Star @ heaven for this forum!
avatar
llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4778
Join date : 2010-08-20
Age : 60
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  Patty from Yorktown on 2/17/2012, 3:27 pm

You can do something similar by putting the pollinated flower in a bottle and letting it grow.

Patty from Yorktown
avatar
Patty from Yorktown

Posts : 350
Join date : 2010-03-05
Location : Yorktown, Virginia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  TN_GARDENER on 2/17/2012, 3:45 pm

@walshevak wrote:Reminds me of the square watermelons grown in Japan in molds because the pack and stack better. Very Happy

Kay

And the pumpkins at Disney


TN_GARDENER

Posts : 228
Join date : 2011-06-16
Location : TN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  newstart on 2/17/2012, 3:58 pm

that is really cool. one more idea or project for the future
avatar
newstart

Female Posts : 335
Join date : 2011-11-23
Age : 35
Location : houston, texas zone 9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  gwennifer on 2/17/2012, 5:39 pm

Square molds for square foot gardening. All our cukes and zucchini's would stack in the crisper drawer so nice and neat, just like our tidy little gardens. Razz
avatar
gwennifer

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1413
Join date : 2011-05-11
Location : Vancouver, WA

View user profile http://www.bluekeypm.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  rhanford on 2/17/2012, 5:51 pm

Thank you all for posting. . . I had never heard or seen this before. . . this is really quite neat!
avatar
rhanford

Female Posts : 26
Join date : 2012-02-06
Age : 37
Location : gulfcoast zone 10

View user profile https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000615830082

Back to top Go down

interesting

Post  SQFTBIX on 2/17/2012, 9:07 pm

Awwww..... I see someone else took the "behind the seeds" tour at Disney. That was so cool.

SQFTBIX

Posts : 116
Join date : 2010-03-09
Location : Maryland

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  camprn on 2/17/2012, 10:35 pm

Pear Brandy! What a Face

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14144
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Interesting way to grow cucumbers

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum