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Ants on cucumbers: why it happens & prevention Do your garden cucumbers have ants? They enjoy your vegetables hard for various reasons. In this article, horticulturist and former organic farmer Sarah Hyde explores why ants are attracted to cucumbers, what to do if you notice them, and how to keep them from getting around your cucumbers! You're out in your garden, enjoying a beautiful day when you notice an unusual amount of ants on your cucumber plants. What are they doing there? Why are they only on your cucumbers? Is there something particularly attractive about this popular garden vegetable that is so attractive to ants? There is a short answer and a long answer to this question. In this article, you will learn all the details of the long and short versions! But it all depends on what attracts ants to your cucumbers and how to prevent them in the first place. Interested in learning more? Let's continue to think about why ants love cucumbers in your garden and