Cucumbers are fresh vegetables consumed either raw as salads or cooked.
Growing cucumbers in raised beds is done mostly when there is limited space in the gardens or when you want to grow a particular cucumber variety like the bushy type.
Just like any other cucurbits, cucumber roots do not tolerate disturbance due to uprooting.
Growing Cucumbers in a Raised Bed
Starting cucumbers indoors is very essential if you want to harvest them early. This is advisable because indoor growing conditions can be controlled as desired unlike outside.
Advantages of Starting Cucumbers Indoors
Starting Cucumbers Indoors vs. Outdoors
Best Cucumber Varieties to Grow in a Raised Bed
The most ideal varieties for raised beds are the bushy ones. These are the most ideal because they are small with shallow rooting systems unlike the vine varieties