|It is advisable to "cure" or dry the stems before putting winter squash into storage.|
We might eat one or two of these a month, September-through-March so that means a maximum of 12 winter squash will go into storage.
The smart money would save a mix. Eat the C. pepo first because they don't store as long and eat the C. moschata last because they have great storage life.
From a nutritional standpoint, Vitamin A is fat soluble so you can load up on it by gorging on yellow/orange/green vegetables and then coast for months.
Decisions, decisions, decisions....
|Golden Hubbard, C. maxima|
|Winter Luxury pumpkin and a hybrid named Jester. C. pepo|
|Butternut and a hybird named Gray Ghost. C. moschata|
Winter Luxury production trounced the other varieties this year but the seeds were planted in richer soil.
|I drove Mrs ERJ into town to mail some letters and I parked behind this guy while she made a dash to the mail box. It is striking how vehicles have grown in size over the years.|
My pickup is roughly the size of Rhode Island, and it's a Ford F-150.ReplyDelete