Prickly Cucumbers – A Problem, or Perfectly Normal?
Growing your first cucumber crop and wondering why your vines are loaded with prickly-skinned fruit? If you were expecting skins as smooth as those of grocery-store cukes, your confusion is understandable. But prickly cukes are as common as thorny cactus, although much less dangerous. To learn why this is so and what -- if anything -- to do about it, keep reading.