The Joys and Challenges of Growing Squash and Zucchini {Beginner’s Garden Podcast}

In the Garden · Summer Garden · The Beginner's Garden Podcast · Vegetables

Most gardeners I know make room for squash or zucchini. It’s the perfect summer vegetable. Whether you eat it breaded and deep-fried (my personal favorite), sautéed with olive oil (the healthier alternative), or shredded for quick breads, a good harvest of squash or zucchini always makes the garden season better.

But growing squash and zucchini isn’t without its challenges. While they’re really not hard to grow, there are issues that plague them.

In today’s episode of the Beginner’s Garden Podcast, I not only go through the basics of planting, but I help with some of the major nemeses as well. Click below to listen.

Show Notes:

The Magic of Mason Bees from the Living Homegrown Podcast

#1 Tip to Avoid the Squash Vine Borer: Delay Planting. View video here:

How to find out if your squash is affected by the squash vine borer and what to do about it here:

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