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Re: Where are my squash?

Post  sanderson on 10/15/2013, 2:36 am

Very Happy    At least you know what you will and will not plant next year.

I'll try one zucchini and one yellow crook-necked squash, grown vertically. Waiting for results on my winter spaghetti and butternuts. Cantaloupe vertically is a definite yes.

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Post  cheyannarach on 10/16/2013, 12:34 pm

Last year I planted zukes in 5 gallon buckets to save the room in the square foot boxes and it worked good, I got enough to eat but not enough to not know what to do with!  You could give that a whirl next year maybe!  My favorite way to eat yellow squash it slice and topped with parmesan cheese and baked in the oven, yum.

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Re: Where are my squash?

Post  Marc Iverson on 10/16/2013, 6:45 pm

I might try that with patty pan, as I really like those, and their bush habit can be reasonably contained in a five-gallon bucket. Also, I'm definitely going to be trying more self-watering five-gallon buckets next year, and squash is a thirsty beast perfect for those.

However, I probably will use most of those buckets for things other than squash, as the large amount of space and soil I gave over to squash this year was very unproductive.

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Re: Where are my squash?

Post  Rambo on 10/16/2013, 7:07 pm

Definitely give pan patty squash a go next year, I'll had good success so far with multiple squashes on all my 4 separate squares. One is in a bucket and it's producing too. I'm with you, I think I will place them all in buckets next time so they don't dominate the beds and suck all the water.




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Re: Where are my squash?

Post  Triciasgarden on 10/17/2013, 8:05 pm

I had to stand on my head to view those pictures, wew!

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Re: Where are my squash?

Post  llama momma on 10/17/2013, 8:23 pm

C'mon Tricia give the man a break since he is from down under  Razz Laughing Razz Laughing

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Post  plantoid on 10/17/2013, 8:55 pm

@llama momma wrote:C'mon Tricia give the man a break since he is from down under  Razz Laughing Razz Laughing
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Post  Rambo on 10/17/2013, 10:47 pm

Are they really displaying upside down?  They appear ok on all my devices.

Reason I ask, quite a few people have said the same thing on other threads and I thought they were joking. jocolor

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Post  sanderson on 10/18/2013, 12:10 am

Yep, they are upside down.   Something is rotating the photos 180*.  Probably when they cross the equator, they flip over  Very Happy

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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/18/2013, 1:18 am

That must be it! Very Happy

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