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#87234 Jul 10th, 2007 at 09:41 PM
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I was talking to my brother today and he said he had a tiny little cucumber on one of his plants.. about the size of a small pickle he said.. so I decided tonight when I went out to water, I was gonna check and see if I had any. Well, I was standing there and I noticed an itty bitty, about the size of a pinky finger, cucumber starting.. and I thought well, his are ahead of mine. So I started moving some of the leaves and looking around to see if I had any more.. and holy cow!!! I had two HUGE cucumbers. One is probably 13+ inches long and the other is about 10 inches long!! They weren't dark green though, more light green and yellow striped.. I almost didn't pick them, but I thought surely they are 'done'.. lol As big as they are.. I should have gotten pics.. but I didn't.. and the big one is already 3/4 gone. YUM!

I also had two little cherry tomatoes!! I picked those as well. They were delicious. lol

I am so excited. I couldn't believe I had cucumbers that large already. I can't wait to talk to my brother tomorrow!!! thumbup

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What fun ! Congrats and enjoy !

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Good for you.hope that you enjoy the fruits of your labour. bet that they taste better than any you could have bought.


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Good for you, well worth the wait isn't it?


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i think i would pick them now.
when they start turning yellow,i think they are well past ripe
i could be wrong,but thats what i would do


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