Cucumber Anyone?


Thursday 04 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

We love cucumbers…

Eat then 365 days a year here in Turkey
part of our national diet I guess you could say.



I always like to grow them in the garden
Can’t beat the ultra-fresh taste of home-grown.






But they are notorious attacks by for red spider and /or mildew.




16 thoughts on “Cucumber Anyone?

  1. No sandwich is complete without cucumber. It’s also yummy chopped up in yoghurt as a mouth-cooler when eating spicy food.

    Some horrid blight got all of our cucumbers, tomatoes, and aubergines this year. Any tips on how to prevent this happening again, would be gratefully received.


  2. dayphoto says:

    Love ’em here also. How do you fix them?



  3. Embracing a Wounded Soul says:

    Love umm 🙂


  4. The Rider says:

    Now eagerly waiting for my seeds to come up…


  5. fredrieka says:

    yes please


  6. MFSWinter says:

    Me too! I love cucumbers, the Persian ones. I have one, or two (or three!) every morning.


  7. Sue Slaght says:

    We loved having cucumbers every day in Turkey, especially at breakfast with delicious tomatoes and the white cheese!


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