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After the rain, I thought it would be a good time to photograph some of my vegetables and watermelon.

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Pick your Kirby cucumbers before they are over grown
Which is the ripe Kirby cucumber?

Kirby cucumber are very tasty when they are young and crispy.  One seldom can find such cucumbers in the stores, because of the time it takes to transport them.

However, in your garden you can control the timing and pick the vegetable at the right time.
If you do not, you get a huge cucumber, like the one on the right in the photo, that drains the nutrients from the vine and is not tasty to your palate.
Make sure you check the vines daily and throughly.
Enjoy!

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