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Happiness is Summer Squash: All You Need to Know about Growing Summer Squash
They’re incredibly nutritious, they grow quickly and readily, and they taste delicious. What more could you ask of veggies grown in your garden? How about if they’re also attractive and just plain fun? That’s squash for you—as delightful in a basket on your counter as they are… READ MORE
As many food gardeners know, there are two types of squash: summer and winter. But that doesn’t mean that winter squash is grown in the winter, rather, the names refer to the fact that summer squash is harvested and eaten in the summer, while winter squash is harvested in late summer and fall and can be stored almost all winter long. READ MORE
Getting your squash garden started every season begins with the choice of how to grow your plants—from seeds or seedlings? Buying seedlings at your local nursery is quicker and easier, but your choices are limited to what they carry, and the cost of seedlings will likely exceed the cost of starting from seeds. READ MORE
When first planning your squash garden, you should consider the type of land you can tend. If you have a large outside plot of land with the right soil and the right conditions for watering and draining, you might have the ideal situation for planting directly in the ground. READ MORE