Do you grow cucumbers on a trellis or let them sprawl on the ground? Even if you have lots of room in your garden and are not trying to "Square Foot Garden," there are a number of reasons to grow cucumbers up instead of out:awesome idea!
Good for flower bed- Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.