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Experiment in cucumbers begins

I began a test to see if cucumbers started in small pots could be transplanted into a hydroponic system for more efficient change out of plants between crop turns.

The hybrid cucumber seeds were started in mid-August and grew until the end of September in the pots before I transplanted them into Bato buckets.

Each cucumber plant was a foot and a half to two feet long, therefore giving each plant almost a month head start before being placed in the system.

So far each of the transplants seems to have fared well even though cucumbers are not usually suited for transplanting.

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