How to Grow Acorn Squash

They can be roasted and salted, or, you can spice them. Acorn squash main page.

Reply Sue November 9, at 6: Awesome picture! Thank you so much for the information in this post it was very very helpful to this first time veggie grower. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. If you want to save your own winter squash seeds, only grow one type of squash in the garden.

Squash Seeds Are Edible and Easy to Prepare

Any specific health claim or nutritional claims or information provided on the website are for informational purposes only. SO good! Let it go too long and get worse, and it will wither the veggie too. Ensure you have at least a three and a half month growing season in full sun.

Water early in the day or asap after work, so they have time to dry completely before nightfall. Planting atop a mound ensures that the roots will not rot, since squash require a lot of watering. I have all three in my greenhouse in containers within 10 ft of each other,because I live in Alaska.

Saving Acorn Squash Seeds

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We recommend that only advanced seed savers take on this complex project. I am thinking about starting some acorn squash in the spring. Until them, keep the squash patch well weeded and water when the soil starts to dry out. Directions Preheat oven to degrees.

Rinse and dry the surface. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Please select at least one item to add to your list Cancel Add to List. Plant each plant in a container around 5 gallons large, and either let the vines trail over the sides, or plan on having a trellis.

Winter Squash Curing & Storage Chart for Different Types Johnny's Selected Seeds

Well, there are mold spores, bacteria, and other all-natural, but storage-killing critters on the rind. Planting the seeds directly into warm ground is better. When I opened it, it was obviously trying to be a pumpkin I could tell from appearance, taste, and smell.

Roasting Vegetables. Recipe Rating. It's a shame to throw out squash seeds because they have a delightful nutty flavor.

But the full-on pumpkin seed? Your actual total can only be determined upon purchase at checkout. Reply Tommy January 7, at 1: Thanks for being here! One of the prime advantages of roasted squash seeds is that they can be stored for long periods of time. Cucs, summer and winter squash can be grown together with no problem other than they share some mold spores.