Squash Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Cucurbits (Squash family) ●
Soil enriched with plenty of compost.
Fortnightly liquid feed from summer.
Borage, Lovage, Marjoram, Nasturtium, Peas, Beans, Sunflower, Sweetcorn, Tansy and Lemon Balm.
Single Plants: 60cm (1' 11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 60cm (1' 11") with 60cm (1' 11") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow under cover in pots in late winter or early spring. Plant out after last frosts.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
One or two plants is plenty - they will usually produce several squash over a season.
Harvest regularly when the squash are not too large; this encourages more to grow.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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