How To Save Squash Seeds [Easy Way]

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How To Save Squash Seeds

Last updated: 03/23/21

A variety of squash types are available all year in most places, including the grocery store and weekend farmer’s markets. Since almost all the squash parts are edible, you can prepare various delicious recipes for your family and friends. 

Winter squashes like acorn, butternut squash, and delicata squash have brightly colored flesh that is great as a salad or soup. Summer squash varieties such as crookneck and zucchini have white flesh and yellow or green skin.

They taste fantastic when roasted, grilled, or sauteed with olive oil and garlic, and other stir fry recipes.   

Even the bright orange flowers from summer squashes are often served fried, oven-baked, added into a squash blossom soup, or other recipe inspirations. There is really a lot you can do with the different types of squash varieties.

The squash’s usefulness makes it more important to save squash seeds for storage for the next planting season. 

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How To Grow Acorn Squash [Beginner Guide]

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How To Grow Acorn Squash [Easy Way]

Last updated: 03/15/21

Just think – this time next winter, you could be eating a home-grown acorn squash smothered in maple syrup. Acorn squash (Cucurbita Pepo) are easy to cultivate with a little know-how, nutrient dense, and store well in cool temperatures.

For the home gardener, learning how to grow acorn squash from seed is straightforward and well-worth the effort!

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When To Pick Zucchini [The Right Way]

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When to Pick Zucchini Squash

Last updated: 03/12/21

I love zucchini, or as it is also known, the summer squash. I know a lot of people don’t like it but I think it is tasty if picked at the right t.

This type of squash is a great way to get more veggies into your diet during the summer when all the berries are gone and there is nothing to do but cook and eat zucchini.

Growing Zucchini squash needs to start from seed each year. The crops of zucchini plants die at the end of each season.  As a summer squash plant, you can pick it all summer long as long as the female flowers continue to have fruit production.

You will learn how to pick zucchini when they are ready to be picked.

Let’s get picking!

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How To Tell When Acorn Squash Is Ripe

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How to tell when Acorn Squash Is Ripe

Last updated: 02/09/21

Back in the days when I was still a newbie in gardening, I decided to plant squash for the first time.

I did not know when mine was ripe.

Through trial and error and lots of research, I can say I’ve cracked the code on how to tell when an acorn squash is ripe. 

You will no doubt learn from all my mistakes to ensure you pick it at the right time.

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Zucchini Squash Plants | 3 Tips to Grow like a Boss

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Zucchini Squash Plants | 3 Tips to Grow like a Boss

Last updated: 10/30/21

There are many tips that you can do to grow successful a zucchini squash plant.    The zucchini plant seems to be one of those vegetables that are near and dear to many gardeners.

It also can be the bane of a gardener if you don’t give it the care and attention that it may need throughout its growing cycle.

You will learn to give the right amount of fertilizers to your zucchini plants, how to prune your squash plants like a champ, and how & why to pick your squash plants often.  Your zucchini plant can provide you with a wonderful bounty if you follow these simple tips.

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