gurkins

can't figure out what happend with those gurkins. skin is hard and taste around seeds is bitter. rest is ok. can some one explain? 

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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 7,928
    I think you may have left them on the plant too long. Gherkins should be harvested while still young and green.
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  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 3,259
    Yeah I'd say they're ripening, which isn't a good thing with cucumbers.
  • amancalledgeorgeamancalledgeorge South LondonPosts: 401
    They are aspiring to be gourds ;) 
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