Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Squash is Versatile and Healthy

 

August 4, 2022

Photos courtesy of Burpee Seeds.

Clockwise from Top Left: Zucchini, Scallop Squash, Lakota Squash, Butternut Squash.

Whenever I mention the word "squash" most people I talk to immediately think zucchini and roll their eyes. It's almost like I'd said a dirty word. I think it's because zucchini is so prolific that most of us plant way too much and start looking for ways to get rid of it. I remember planting zucchini in my small garden at the USAF Academy in Colorado Springs and, like so many others, I planted far too many plants. I had no idea how many fruits each plant would produce. I started giving it away and, in the beginning, people were happy to take it. After a while I started just putting it in the...



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