Any other garndeners?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Justhatched, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Justhatched

    Justhatched Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In May/June we got some butternut squash plants from a local nursery. I was wondering if anyone knows if I could plant the seeds from some of the squash and have them produce squash next spring?
     
  2. mrkpero

    mrkpero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I toss all my seeds in the compost pile and they come up on their own next spring. These plants always do way better than any I buy and plant.
     
  3. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    they should grow fine in the spring if you do that
     
  4. Justhatched

    Justhatched Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good! I've been planning my garden for next year and hoping to use some seeds I have including from vegetables purchased at a nursery. Today I made a butternut squash pie and saved some seeds. Then it dawned on me that they might not grow. Thank you for your replies!
     
  5. fuzzybutt love

    fuzzybutt love Chillin' With My Peeps

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    um, it is not the question of if it will grow, but have they been cross pollinated with anything????
    squash, pumpkins, zuccini and yellow squash are all in the family, just to name a few! I found this out the hard way this summer. I planted TONS of what i thought would be acorn squash, and i got huge green pumpkins (which i ripped up most of before i realized they were not orange inside cause they weren't ripe yet)[​IMG] I also had a lone mystery plant that seems to have been a cross between a butternut and yellow squash; it did so good i just left it be. it was good to eat!
     

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