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.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
  • Turks Turban, Ornamental and Edible

    Squash 'Turk's Turban'

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

  • Hasta la Pasta Squash

    Squash 'Hasta La Pasta'

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

  • Red Kuri Squash

    Squash 'Red Kuri'

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

  • Sweet Dumpling Squash

    Squash 'Sweet Dumpling'

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

  • Most Recognized Fall Fruit

    Pumpkin

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

  • Winter Squash Has Ornamental and Culinary Value

    Squash 'Little Gem Rollet'

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

  • badger cross squash is edible fall ornamental

    Bush marrow 'Badger Cross' F1

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

  • Fall Hooligan Squash

    Squash 'Hooligan' F1 hybrid

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

  • butternut squash is edible fall ornamental

    Butternut squash 'Pilgrim'

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

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything

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