Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Gosh! Squash!

How many years have we tried to grow squash in our yard and got nada!? (Several.)

This year we planted four mounds in a community garden that gets full sun, and my gosh, have we got squash! This little row is all we have and it is just going nuts.

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First, we picked by the plate,

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Then, by the tray.

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Now, I am having to freeze some, even though some folks say they are entirely too mushy when you thaw and cook them.

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The morning after this was picked and blanched and frozen into  quart bags, we picked another dozen.

After abandoning the garden for a week’s camping trip, we came home to squash the size of a teenage boy’s sneaker. They were fine when I grated them after removing most of the seed and baked them in a casserole.

We are now gathering by the three-gallon bucket.

What a wonderful problem!

1 comment:

wlh said...

Wow that is great.