Growing cucumbers

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Cucumbers and squash grow well in the city. In terms of reliability they grow better than tomatoes. If a summer is part wet and part dry they thrive while tomatoes struggle. With climbing vine and bush varieties they can be used to create an under-story and an over-story in a growing area.

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