I love growing squashes; they are a fantastic crop that
gives a big harvest, you can even eat their lovely flowers that are beautiful
to top a salad with. The first squashes we ever grew were Jack O' lantern Pumpkins. We
sowed the seeds a little too late in the season but we still managed a harvest
and both boys had a pumpkin for Halloween that they had grown from seed.Squash plants need plenty of room and grow to their full potential in a
well-rotted compost pile. My favourite variety of squash to date is Patty Pans.
A few years back, fairly new to gardening myself, I bought Patty Pan s