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Garlic, onions and cucumbers?

Posted by frdnicholas Albuquerque NM (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 6, 06 at 8:35

This year I am planning on growing cucumbers where I had tomatoes last year. The garlic and onions I planted last year in this bed are coming up and have doubled. Is that ok for cucumbers? I've looked for companions to cucumbers, but haven't seen anything. Thanks for your help.

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RE: Garlic, onions and cucumbers?

Cucumbers should be fine with onions. Onions don't work well with peas or beans,

Here is a link that might be useful: Companion planting chart

RE: Garlic, onions and cucumbers?

Great! My garlic and chives are also returning, so there'll be a lot of strong smelling companions. I also spread the basil seed in that bed at the end of the season, so the cucumbers might also have some basil near them.

RE: Garlic, onions and cucumbers?

Sounds like the start of a great recipe for cucumber salad!

RE: Garlic, onions and cucumbers?

Now if I could only find some cucumber plants! I've been checking Walmart, Kmart and Home Depot, and just haven't seen them yet. Maybe they are more hot weather vegetables than I thought.

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