By Jennifer Poindexter Squash is a favorite vegetable of many gardeners because they produce high yields, have unique flavors, and they come in different varieties which can produce most of the year. Whether you’re new to growing squash or looking for a different type of … [Read more...]
How to Grow Chayote Squash – A Guide
by Jennifer Poindexter Have you ever heard of chayote squash? It isn’t a vegetable found on many grocery store shelves. In fact, chayote is technically a fruit. Since it’s prepared as a vegetable, we’ll address it as such in this article. Chayote belongs to the gourd … [Read more...]
What’s wrong with my squash?
QUESTION: My squash plants are starting to wilt. What's wrong with my squash? How can I save them? -Kelly W ANSWER: There are several pests and problems that could be contributing to your squash plant problem. Here are several common squash problems to consider. … [Read more...]
What is a good companion plant for squash?
QUESTION: Last year, squash plants really took up my garden. I want to plan a better garden this year with the space I have. What is a good companion plant for squash? -Kristy L … [Read more...]
Can you grow squash in pots?
QUESTION: I like growing squash for large harvests. I would like to add some squash container plants. Can you grow squash in pots? How big should the pots be? -Fred R … [Read more...]