What squash are you growing?

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  1. rocket

    rocket Well-Known Member

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    I remember a thread from a while back about which tomatoes (and how many) everyone is growing. So how about squash? My list:

    Grey Zucchini (3)
    Golden Zucchini (3)
    Table Queen Acorn (3)
    Delicata (2)
    Pink Banana Bush (3)
    Butternut (8)
    Buttercup (2)
    Golden Hubbard (2)
    Lakota (3)
    Prizewinner Giant Pumpkin (3)

    I think that's 32 plants.
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Guest

    Waltham butternut, Success and Early Prolific Straightneck yellow summer squash.

    .....Alan.
     

  3. Lynne

    Lynne Well-Known Member

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    Same as above, plus Bennings Green Tint.
     
  4. horsegurl146

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    VEGETABLE SPAGHETTI (2)
    TABLE QUEEN ACORN (2)
    YELLOW CROOKNECK (3)
    ZUCCHINI, BLACK BEAUTY (3)
    BLUE HUBBARD (WILL START SOON, WINTER SQUASH)

    The spaghetti squash is my fastest grower right now. It's at least 3 times the size of my others so far.
     
  5. mammabooh

    mammabooh Metal melter Supporter

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    I'm only growing one kind this year! It's a scallop, that supposedly you can eat young like a summer squash or let it ripen and use it as a winter squash.
     
  6. VALENT

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    YELLOW CROOKNECK summer squash, black beauty zucchini, table king acorn squash
     
  7. Tabitha

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    Waltham Butternut, Zucchini, Cushaw
     
  8. rocket

    rocket Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm... I guess I'm really growing a lot of squash this year? :)
     
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    Buttercup, Summer Hybrid, Zucchini, Spaghetti, and Pumpkin
     
  10. Ravenlost

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    Yellow crookneck squash, acorn squash and pumpkins. Hubby put his foot down about zuchinni squash this year! :nono:
     
  11. shadowwalker

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    White patty pan, yellow also, acorn, big orange hubbard, hopi blue and hopi grey, queensland blue(looks like a pumkin), yellow crookneck and straightneck, lakota, kabota, big pink banana.
     
  12. Sherpadoo

    Sherpadoo Well-Known Member

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    Butternut
    Sweet pumpkins
    zuchinni
    Yellow straightneck

    We love zuchinni! We'll probably be sick of it by the end of the summer! LOL
     
  13. Philip

    Philip Philip

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    Mostly pumpkins
    Crown
    Triamble
    Queensland Blue
    Hubbards Grey
    Butternut
    Buttercup
    Cattle pumpkins
    About 10 each of all except the Cattle Pumpkins, which I grew about 60 of. Next season I'll buy a decent commercial packet of them and grow them in with the corn - about half an acre, as the cows and pigs really go for them.
    The other pumpkins are for us, with any excess after winter going to the animals after the cattle Pumpkins are finished
    I normally plow and harrow the paddock, broadcast the seeds by hand then harrow lightly again to get them in - seems to work ok
     
  14. rocket

    rocket Well-Known Member

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    Hey, shadowwalker... can you tell me any more about your hopi squash? I found seed for an orange and a white (pumpkin) available online, but the only hope blue I found reference to was corn and the hopi grey sounds very endangered and not easy to find.
     
  15. MoonShine

    MoonShine Fire On The Mountain

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    I raise straight neck summer squash and zucchini. That's the only two types I like to eat...so,I stick with the basics.
    I raise a patch of plain ol' standard pumpkins to sell...
     
  16. countryboy01974

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    yellow crookneck(6)
    golden hubbard(2)
    lakota(2)
    spaghetti(2)
    thats all for now but still plenty of time to try some more :rolleyes:
     
  17. MaineFarmMom

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    Zucchini approx. 8 each
    • Gold Rush
      Cocozelle
      Costata Romanesca

    Summer Squash approx 8 each
    • Benning's Green Tint Patty Pan
      Sunburst Patty Pan
      Seneca Prolific

    Winter Squash approx 30 each
    • Burgess Buttercup
      Waltham Butternut
      Red Kuri
      Sweet Mama
      Acorn
      Baby Blue Hubbard
      Bush Delicata

    And nine kinds of pumpkins. 10 of some, up to 200 of others.
     
  18. sewsilly

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    In addition to yellow straightneck, and a nice green zuke, a 'summer sunburst' pattypan, a butternut

    Magda hybrid - a 'lime green' early squash and
    I get a collection called Summer Medley from Park Seed that includes three or four types of Italian zukes that are both delicious and stunningly gorgeous.

    We grow two or three hills of each type.
    We eat a lot ot squash, sell some squash and give a lot to neighbors.
     
  19. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    NO ZUCCHINI!! LOL I planted a couple of yellow crookneck, some patty pans and an Italian and can't remember the names but you can bet I'll have more squash than ten families need. I'll save the winter squash/pumpkins for the fall garden.
     
  20. manygoatsnmore

    manygoatsnmore Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Lakota, Blue Hubbard, Acorn, Spaghetti, and several kinds of pumpkins if they all come up. I grow them as much for the animals as I do for myself. I feed them out to my chickens all winter and give them something to entertain themselves when they are stuck inside on rainy days. Gives great color to the eggs, too - probably ups the vit A content of those eggs, too?