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Harvest Cucumbers for Slicing and Pickling

September 12, 2018

It’s all about timing when harvesting cucumbers for eating fresh or preserving as dill or sweet pickles. Picking these low-calorie vegetables ensures the best flavor, greatest nutritional value and suitability for pickling.

Harvest cucumbers based on how you plan to use them.  Pick the fruit when it is 1½ to 2½ inches long if you plan on making sweet pickles. Allow the ...

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