Growing squash from seed or from a start is the best introduction to growing vegetables I know of. It’s easy, fast and incredibly satisfying. Before I grew a squash plant I truly had never kept a single plant alive. After mentioning that I would like to grow things, Kevin bought me a trio of herbs …

How To Grow Squash

Growing squash from seed or from a start is the best introduction to growing vegetables I know of. It’s easy, fast and incredibly satisfying. Before I grew a squash plant I truly had never kept a single plant alive. After mentioning that I would like to grow things, Kevin bought me a trio of herbs …

Do you let your cucumbers sprawl on the ground? Here are 5 reasons to grow cucumbers on a trellis and have your best crop yet!

Five Reasons To Grow Cucumbers On A Trellis (And Taking Up Less Space Isn't One Of Them)

Do you let your cucumbers sprawl on the ground? Here are 5 reasons to grow cucumbers on a trellis and have your best crop yet!

Good pictorial for those of you who don't know this, I only pick and stuff the male blossoms after I have hand fertilized the female blossoms!

How To Tell The Difference Between Male And Female Squash Blossoms

Good pictorial for those of you who don't know this, I only pick and stuff the male blossoms after I have hand fertilized the female blossoms!

How To Build A Squash Arch

How To Build A Squash Arch

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How to Grow Summer Squash, including how to plant squash seeds, how to transplant squash seedlings, how to care for squash plants, and when to harvest.

How to Grow Summer Squash

How to Grow Summer Squash, including how to plant squash seeds, how to transplant squash seedlings, how to care for squash plants, and when to harvest.

Try growing vegetables in any of Southern Patio's decorative planters.  See our extensive assortment at:  www.southernpatio.com.

Best & Most Productive Vegetables to Grow in Pots

Try growing vegetables in any of Southern Patio's decorative planters. See our extensive assortment at: www.southernpatio.com.

"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"

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"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"

Having a small backyard shouldn't stop you from growing any kind of produce that you want!  There are plenty of solutions for backyard gardening and a trellis and raised garden box combination is a great example.  Cucumber, snap peas, green beans, tomatoes… ah, just think about that fresh organic food you can grow in a small area!  Another huge advantage of this system is that it makes harvesting a breeze.

Having a small backyard shouldn't stop you from growing any kind of produce that you want! There are plenty of solutions for backyard gardening and a trellis and raised garden box combination is a great example. Cucumber, snap peas, green beans, tomatoes… ah, just think about that fresh organic food you can grow in a small area! Another huge advantage of this system is that it makes harvesting a breeze.

Growing summer squash vertically by trellising or in tomato cages helps to save space, encourages air circulation, and allows the squash to be more visible reducing the chance of overgrowth.

Growing Summer Squash Vertically

Growing summer squash vertically by trellising or in tomato cages helps to save space, encourages air circulation, and allows the squash to be more visible reducing the chance of overgrowth.

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Growing Conditions for Zucchini

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