Greenhouse, Garden & Allotment Blog

For the Love of Squashes

Posted by Purple Sweetpea, Claire on 30th Mar 2017

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
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