This was my first year growing Delicata squash. It reminds me of a striped zucchini with a hard shell. I am in love with this squash since it is easy to grow and easier to cook. Here’s the scoop about why Delicata squash should be on your table. I call it the new butternut!
You know I grow pumpkins and squashes–right? I am a broken record about the dreaded squash vine borer and squash bugs. But the reality is–growing them might not be your thing and you would rather savor those delectable pumpkins or squashes. I can’t blame you. Who doesn’t love pumpkin pie, butternut squash soup, or any […]
Every year I battle the squash vine borer. I must lose a couple of pumpkins and squashes every year. Luckily I have saved my zucchinis by cutting out the worm. Last year, I wrote about how to be pro-actively prevent them from laying their eggs. (Read HERE.) If any of my methods don’t work, you have […]
Don’t you love winter squash? There is something soothing about eating squash in the middle of winter with its creamy texture and hearty flavor. And you haven’t lived unless you have eaten baked goods with pumpkin puree or roasted pumpkin seeds. But eating either one of them during the winter might require your squash and […]
Photo by Ivan Armsby (http://www.flickr.com/photos/squeezyboy/ / CC BY 2.0) How many of you grow squashes? Last year, I grew about six different squashes. Little pumpkins. Acorn Squash. Sweet Potato Squash. And some other funny sounding name squashes. My neighbor grew them too and complained of the dreaded squash bug. She even showed me one […]