Myron Platte wrote:This is similar to how Russian serfdom operated, and it worked pretty well. The only freedom the serf didn't have was travel without permission. He had to give a fraction of his produce to the lord, who had to give a fraction to the Tsar. What's really interesting is that we seem to be seeing the organic development of a similar (though freer) arrangement.
Mk Neal wrote:Does anyone have a favorite that is either resistant to cucumber wilt or else produces early enough to get a good crop before late-summer?
Cucumbers are a favorite in my family, but I have come to accept cucumber beetles as an intractable inevitable pest in my garden. I work full-time and just cannot fuss over the plants to keep them beetle-free.
Melonie Corder wrote:
Ellendra Nauriel wrote:I keep trying new varieties, and I keep gravitating back to the same one. Dragon's Egg.
I'm intrigued, it's going on my list. If you ever want to trade seeds...