Cucumber, Dill and Garlic Pickles

Although cucumbers are not seasonally available in temperate Sydney, I came across some lovely small ones from northern Australia where they are available year round,   and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity of making my favourite pickled cucumbers. Using this method you will be able to make crunchy and tasty pickles as a garnish for your meals. Cucumber, Dill and Garlic Pickles Ingredients: Small … Continue reading Cucumber, Dill and Garlic Pickles

Growing Cucumbers

Cucumbers are now growing well and can be planted for  succession cropping of this cool summer vegetable. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need. One cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. Growth habits and planting needs Sow in the garden from September to February in temperate zones. To grow cucumbers well they … Continue reading Growing Cucumbers