by Lee Wyatt
(last updated May 24, 2019)
Have you ever had a hankering for some fresh cucumber in the middle of December? While you can always purchase some at your grocery store (usually for a higher price than normal) you can also satisfy that craving by using a growing method called forcing. Forcing vegetables is basically making a vegetable plant grow outside of its normal season.
Most commonly, forcing vegetables is used to make vegetables grow earlier in the season, but it can also be used to prolong the growing season as well. The real trick is learning how to do it in a manner that will not allow the vegetables or plants to become damaged. If you would like to try your hand at forcing vegetables, simply follow these steps.
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