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This is the second year I have grown cucumbers successfully, and am trying the Unwins Minimunch this year. Why do my plants droop even though they have plenty of water from the bottom, then revive when watered from the top? Should I only water from the top of the pot?



Seems to me they prefer being watered from the top!

8 Jun, 2011


What a fantastic name [minimunch] I must get some pronto!How interesting that they like being watered from the top down, they must prefer a shower to a bath!

8 Jun, 2011


We always water from the top down, or immerse the pots completely, since a little on the bottom keeps the bottom too wet, and the top too dry--plus problems from our salty, hard water!

11 Jun, 2011


Thanks for the comments. I think the consensus is to water from the top then.

11 Jun, 2011

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