Squash (Summer) Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Cucurbits (Squash family) ●
Soil enriched with plenty of compost.
Fornightly liquid feed from mid summer.
Sweetcorn, Cucumber, Melon, Pumpkin, Marigold, Oregano, Nasturtium and Borage.
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 mid spring. Plant out after last frosts.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised 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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