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Winter Squash (and Pumpkin): Cold-Weather Comfort
Nothing speaks of fall and winter like the appearance of winter squashes and pumpkins in stores,...
How to Grow Zucchini from Sowing to Harvest
Zucchini are the stars of the summer garden and renowned for being incredibly prolific. Usually...
Squash, especially zucchini, are outrageously prolific producers! Easy to grow, each plant will...
The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
Did you know that corn, beans, and squash are called the “Three Sisters”? A number of Native...
How to Grow Squash From Planting to Harvest
Squashes are among the most thrilling vegetables you can grow. Speed, vitality and generous...
How to Hand Pollinate Squash
Pollinating squashes by hand is essential if insect pollinators are scarce or you just want to make...
Gourds: Types of Gourds, Growing Gourds, Curing Gourds
Good Gourd! What’s with the bumpy, weird-looking decorative squash? We get many questions about...
Why Is My Squash Not Fruiting?
“What’s wrong with my squash?” and “Why isn’t my squash fruiting?” are two common squash questions...
Too Much Zucchini? Freeze It!
August brings “Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day” (August 8). Our advice? Take it...
Best Zucchini Recipes | 15 Favorites
August 8 is Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day! We’ve gone crazy cooking MORE zuke...
Summer Recipes: Make the Most of the Food in Season
Summer’s in full swing. Take advantage of midsummer’s bounty: juicy tomatoes, basil, sweet corn,...
Squash Vine Borer
Are your squash plants suddenly struggling? It could be the work of a squash vine borer. Here are...
Favorite Winter Squash Varieties
There are many varieties of squash—usually classified as either winter or summer squash—and folks...
Quick Ways to Cook Zucchini
We don’t all have time to make complicated zucchini recipes. Here are fast ways to cook that...
Zucchini Fertility Spawns Annual Holiday
Every gardener who has grown zucchini knows that this time of year vines go crazy producing...
How to Make a Beautiful Arch for Climbing Vegetables
Many climbing vegetables need support. See how to make this simple garden arch! It’s a very...
Zucchini Recipe Winners
Announcing the zucchini recipe winners, as listed in The 2014 Old Farmer’s Almanac All-Seasons...
Cooking Fresh: Summer Squash Bake
Garrison Keillor once said that July is the only time of year when country people lock their cars...
If, like me, you grow or receive more zucchini in August than you know what to do with, this post...
More Winding Down a Difficult Season
If you garden in an area not affected by drought, you may wonder why I’m obsessing. #1: High...
Butternut Squash Soup Recipe from Garden-Fresh Cookbook
In this video, learn about the health benefits of butternut squash, a “super vegetable”, and see...