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Here’s everything you need to grow cucumbers. Even if you don’t have a greenhouse, outdoor varieties can be grown happily in containers or amongst your flowers provided they have good support. Whether you prefer to sow your own seeds or buy plants, you’ll pick up plenty of tips on how to grow cucumbers, along with some great recipe ideas.

Browse our complete range of cucumber seeds to rediscover old favourites or try new and exciting varieties. Looking for grafted cucumbers or garden ready options? Our full range of salad plants includes everything you need.

This simple guide contains everything you need to know to grow your own juicy cucumbers, whether in a greenhouse or outdoors in your garden beds.

Check out these top articles, videos and posts from our favourite independent bloggers. Includes expert advice on everything from taking cucumber cuttings to pollination.

Top horticulturist, Colin Randel, shares professional advice on getting the most from your cukes. His helpful tips include which modern ‘female hybrids’ to grow and how.

Liven things up with Sam Corfield’s choice of unusual cukes. Fancy a slice of lemon cucumber in your Pimm’s? See which fun, high-yielding varieties he’s growing here.

These tiny, cucumber-flavoured, mini watermelons are top of blogger Caroline Broome’s list. Find out why, and what follows in her spectacular garden, as she reflects on her favourites.

Preserve a glut of cucumbers with this quick and easy recipe from Elizabeth McMahon. Pair these flavour-filled pickles with burgers, cold meats and summer salads.

Make a refreshing summer drink using your own homegrown veg! Find recipes for boozy cucumber cocktails and jugs of refreshing cucumber water - perfect for a BBQ.

Garnish meals with zesty homemade tzatziki and wow guests with this clean-flavoured and delicious cucumber ice cream. Find our favourite national vegetarian week recipes here.

Browse through our full range of salad plants here. You’ll find delicious cucumbers available as plugs, jumbo plugs, grafted plants or garden-ready potted plants.

Find indoor and outdoor cucumber seeds here. From heritage cucumber varieties to brand new hybrids - there’s something to suit every family here.

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