9 Tasty Squash and Pumpkins

Winter squash and pumpkins come in a variety of vibrant and bizarre colors and shapes. Delicious roasted, they are the quintessential fall vegetable: comfort food at its best.

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Turks Turban, Ornamental and Edible DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Squash 'Turk's Turban'

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

Hasta la Pasta Squash DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Squash 'Hasta La Pasta'

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

Red Kuri Squash DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Squash 'Red Kuri'

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

Sweet Dumpling Squash DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Squash 'Sweet Dumpling'

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

Most Recognized Fall Fruit DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Pumpkin

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

Winter Squash Has Ornamental and Culinary Value DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Squash 'Little Gem Rollet'

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

badger cross squash is edible fall ornamental DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Bush marrow 'Badger Cross' F1

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

Fall Hooligan Squash DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Squash 'Hooligan' F1 hybrid

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

butternut squash is edible fall ornamental DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Butternut squash 'Pilgrim'

Ideal growing conditions: full sun, well-drained, most soil.

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