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 …
Spring is coming fast! If you're looking for a fun and easy DIY project, add beauty to your vegetable garden with a squash arch. Check out my squash arch and get the plans to build your own here... | GetBusyGardening.com
Growing zuchinni: many experts recommend waiting until mid-July to plant so that you can avoid infestation of squash bug. Use rope or plastic bags cut into strips to tie it to a t-post. It can grow 5 foot or more.
I’ve been growing squash on my homemade squash arch for a few years now, and I love how it looks. The squash arch makes a gorgeous addition to my vegetable garden, and I get tons of compliments on it. I’ve also shared my design with you so you can build your own squash arch, and many of you have! Here's a step by step guide on how to grow squash on your garden arch! | GetBusyGardening.com
Butternut squash on the vine Squash vines on trellises are strong enough to support the fruits they grow. Here, a modest butternut squash hangs from the vine. I’ve had 17 pound neck pumpkins do the same. The vines hold up fine, but one year three squashes on the same side of a trellis were enough to collapse the trellis.