Fresh Cucumbers

How to Prevent Bitter Cucumbers

Have you ever brought in fresh from the garden cucumbers, washed and sliced them into a salad only to discover you have bitter cucumbers? Or had a bitter batch right after some sweet and tasty ones? What a disappointment!

Many folks believe that certain varieties of cucumbers are naturally bitter, but this may not hold true. It turns out that growing conditions and the stresses that cukes are subjected to have a lot to do with their flavors.

Read the short article at the link below for the full story, and some easy tips on how to improve your cucumbers flavor!

Why are Cucumbers Bitter?

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