Growing Squash and Preparing Your Harvest

Growing squash can be a breeze if you plant them in a sunny spot with rich soil and water moderately.



The Resilient Gardener By Carol Deppe
“The Resilient Gardener” goes beyond traditional gardening guides and gives readers the tools to be self-reliant no matter what the world throws their way. From global warming and nantural disasters to food allergies and weight control, “The Resilient Gardener” has it covered.
Cover Courtesy Chelsea Green Publishing
Butternut Squash Plants
I don’t harvest squash until the vines die down, or the stems on the squash are too dry or dead to be actively transferring nutrients to the squash, or until frost threatens, whichever comes first.
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