Harvesting Delicata and Acorn Squash

Since we planted squash very early this year (in order to get the plants established by the time June Gloom set in) we are already set to harvest some of our winter squash. Our Golden Pippin Acorn squash and most of our Delicata squash plants have withered, leaving behind golden fruits that will store through winter.

With pumpkins, it's easy to know when to harvest - just let the vines turn brown and crispy, then pick your pumpkin. Not all winter squash is that simple. For example, I've ...

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Squash Bonanza

It appears that the zucchini and Bennings Green Tint patty pan squash have officially kicked into high gear - and it's not even summer yet!  This is a crucial time - when one needs to visit the garden every day, lest there be a monster squash discovered after a few days away from the garden.  So far, so good.  We're catching the summer squash early and picking them young.  Now to find recipes...

I have a favorite recipe for zucchini, but you
might want to save it for when your sick of zucchini, because when
you're done with this ...

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