Prevent and Kill Blight & Powdery Mildew With Baking Soda - This is one fool proof method to preventing, and even STOPPING the spread of powdery mildew, and blight. That is by using the power of baking soda.
Melon and squash cradles: raises melons and squash off the soil for even ripening while increasing air circulation underneath fruit to prevent rot Use the plastic paper plate holders from the dollar store and an empty spool of thread to hold it up.
Some tips for growing cucumbers. Remember cucumbers are heavy feeders so be sure to feed them often. I use a weak solution of miracle grow or the generic/store brand weekly. Cucumbers need lots of rich soil, lots of manure and heat and water.