squash

Squash is an easy to grow vegetable that has limitless culinary uses. This prolific crop needs space in the garden to grow. It comes in many different varieties and is great roasted or in a casserole!

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 24 to 48 in

Sprout time: Summer

When to plant: Late Spring, Summer, After danger of Frost

Fun Facts:

– Squash got it’s name from the Narragansett Native American word ‘askutasquash’ which means ‘eaten raw or uncooked’.

– Squash are one of the oldest known crops, around 10,000 years old.

– Originated in Mexico.