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These are quite prickley beasts, is that typical of this variety? Taste is average but they crop heavily.

By Christopher Morrison | Asked 20 months ago

Our Little Garden cucumber is a ‘Marketer’ which is perfect for salads and sandwiches. It is a fast-growing variety that...

Can i plant my sweet corn in a pot ?

By Len Girvan | Asked 22 months ago

If your going to plant your Little Garden sweetcorn in a pot, go for one that's 40 Litre in size at least, so this tall ...

I am about to plant my cucumber. Can I plant it in the glasshouse with my tomato plants? Or am I best to plant it with the pumpkin

By Danielle Barnhill | Asked 23 months ago

Cucumbers thrive in sunny,sheltered spots so will flourish in your glasshouse.  Just remember that it is a sprawling pla...

Why are some of the leaves wilting, I re-potted the seedling outside just last week and it had no problems before that.

By Taylor Koboski | Asked 23 months ago

Cucumbers are heavy feeders and will thrive in a spot that gets full sun with a really rich soil. Water your plant regul...

What type of cucumber seeds are they?

By Katrina Carson | Asked 23 months ago

Our Little Garden cucumber is a ‘Marketer’ which is perfect for salads and sandwiches. Find out how to grow and raise yo...

How much water is needed per day or anytime when needed?

By Te Raukura Wharehinga | Asked 23 months ago

Find out more about how to grow each type of seedling here.

How long will it take for it to grow fully?

By Te Raukura Wharehinga | Asked 23 months ago

Check out our planting guide here and find out more about how to grow each type of seedling here.

How do I protect it over birds and keep it healthy?

By Maria Pokai | Asked 23 months ago

Luckily birds should not be tempted by your cucumbers although they will quickly find the sweeter, softer Little Garden ...

What type of cucumber is this? Telegraph?

By Louise Lennard | Asked 24 months ago

These ‘Marketer’ cucumbers are perfect for salads and sandwiches. They will thrive in a sunny and sheltered spot. Cucumb...