How to  Grow & Plant Squash From Seed!

How to Grow & Plant Squash From Seed!

The quick and convenient step by step guide to growing your very own Yellow Patty Pan Squash from seeds!


Growing And Planting Squash Seeds



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Growing Your Squash From Seed In 5 Simple Steps


# 1 | Gardeners with short growing seasons may want to start their squash seeds indoors a month before the last expected frost. Since squashes do not take well to transplanting, peat pots are the best option


# 2 | Plant two seeds per pot, later clipping off the weaker seedling.


# 3 | Harden the seedlings by exposing them to the weather for several hours at a time during the week before transplanting.


# 4 | About a week after the last frost or when the soil temperature reaches an average of 65 degrees F, plant the seedlings in very rich soil 8-10' apart in rows 10-12' apart.


# 5 | Another option is to plant the seedlings in hills of two, 8-10' apart. To direct sow,  squash seeds when the soil temperature reaches at least 70 degrees F. Plant them 1/2" deep, 3-4' apart and thin to 8-10' apart. For companion planting benefits, plant squashes along with corn but avoid planting them with potatoes.


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