Are you noticing bright little yellow flowers on your cucumber plants or big beautiful orange flowers on your zucchini plants? Take a closer look in between those vines and stalks, because you may have cucumbers and zucchini ready for harvest!
Check out our quick how-to video below starring KCCG’s wonderful Community Partner Gardens Coordinator, Amanda!
- Take about 6-8 weeks from planting to harvest.
- Ideal harvest size depends on the variety planted.
- SYG varieties include Marketmore 76, which you’ll harvest at about 6-8 inches long and County Fair, which you should harvest at about 3-4 inches long.
- If they get too big, cucumbers can be bitter, seedy, and even turn yellow
- Cucumbers are delicious when eaten raw or pickled and will last in the fridge for about 10 days.
- Take about 6-8 weeks from planting to harvest
- Ideal harvest size is about 6 inches long.
- If they get too big, zucchini can get seedy and not as flavorful, but fear not! Larger zucchini are great shredded and then added to baked goods for a veggie filled treat!
- Zucchini are delicious raw, sauteed, or roasted and can even be spiralized into noodles!