Cucumber Surprise

Marketmore cucumber plants

Marketmore cucumber plants

One of the things about cucumber plants is their ability to hide what they’re up to, with their big leaves.  All looks quite innocent above, with three healthy Marketmore plants quietly enjoying the day.

However, a closer look near ground level reveals several cukes growing out of view:

Fruits visible at ground level

Fruits visible at ground level

Including this one, which was definitely ready for picking!

Healthy big cucumber

Healthy big cucumber