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June 21, 2020

two weeks in the life of a cucumber
posted by soe 1:00 am

Two weeks ago, I had cucumber flowers:

Cucumber Flower

A week ago, those flowers had developed fruit:


Four days later, the cucumber was several inches long (Yes, I should have thought to show it in comparison to something. Hindsight.):


Today, it’s longer than my hand:


Spoiler: Cucumber is possibly my least favorite vegetable. I will not be eating these when we harvest them, unless I decide I’m going to try making refrigerator pickles out of one of them. But Rudi loves cucumbers and is happy just to munch on one like a apple, which is why I planted it. And watching it grow has been sufficiently fascinating to make it a success for me.

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