The Vegetable Garden

Squash

    You'll love Argonaut's honey-sweet flavor and meaty texture!

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    Semi-spineless vines 1-2 feet tall, 3 to 3-1/2 feet wide bear huge crops of dark green fruits.

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    Grows large but tastes best picked immature.

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    Larger (4-5-lb.) fruit than standard buttercups.

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    Curious turban-shaped fruits have gray-flecked green skin and thick, orange flesh

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    Turban-shaped fruits weigh 3-5 lbs., heavy with yellow flesh.

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    Like fine wine, this hybrid winter variety actually develops a deeper, richer flavor the longer it’s stored—for up to several months.

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    A gourmet baker, with creamy skin, rich orange flesh and outstanding flavor.

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    Big, early yields of meaty, bright yellow fruits with a distinguishing crooked neck

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    Sets smooth, yellow fruits on bush vines that won't run all over the garden

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    Smooth ivory flesh with delicate flavor.

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    50 days -- Glossy dark green fruits are pickable at 5-7 in.! Easy to pick, nearly spineless.

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    One of the most attractive and unique summer squash available.

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    A superior substitute for 'Crescent'. Dependable producer of smooth, butter yellow squash of excellent quality.

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    47 days -- golden yellow zukes set continuously!

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    Produce sweet 10 lb. fruits packed with dry, fine-grained flesh

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    The name says it all! Saves on space, produces unmatched fruit quality and a steady supply of speckled fruits.

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    An All-American Selection! This exceptionally productive variety of summer squash bears fruits that can be eaten when 4 to 12 inches long. The flesh is tender and delicious. High in vitamin A. This packet will plant approximately 12 hills.

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    One of the best white summer squashes - deliciously mild! Bush-type plants produce tender fruits that are best when 4 to 6 inches in diameter. Low in calories and a good source of vitamin A. This packet will plant approximately 8 hills.

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    Prolific yields of delicate-tasting green fruits, best picked at 4-5 in.

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    Plentiful yields on spineless vines.

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    Savory blend of four summer squashes includes Goldbar, Goldrush, Embassy and President.

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    Extremely prolific! Produces a bumper crop of handsome, straightneck fruits.

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    Colorful, turban-shaped Buttercup Winter Squash produces 3-5 lb. dark green fruits topped by distinctive gray caps.

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    Only from Gardens Alive! Expect big, early yields.

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    Distinguishable blue-green, warted fruits with sweet dark orange flesh grow to 15-20" long and over 12" in diameter.

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    Early and delicious, its pale orange flesh is tender and sweet with excellent flavor.

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    Vigorous spreading vines produce buff-colored 4-8 lb. fruits that are great for baking.

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    Prolific and easy to grow, these vines produce squash with a sweet, nutty flavor.

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    An early starter and a prolific producer throughout the season. Bushy plants bear golden saucer-shaped fruits with scalloped edges.

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    Used just like traditional zucchini, this popular hybrid is loved by Italian cooks for its deliciously nutty flavor and firm, crisp texture.

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    A fabulous sweet and nutty taste and unusual variegated skin make this a popular winter squash.

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    Heirloom favorite! Dark green acorn winter squash has orange colored flesh. Fruits measure 5" long and 4" wide. Excellent storage. Old time favorite is great tasting baked in the oven or microwaved. 86 days.

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    41 days. Dixie is a yellow crookneck that consistently produces high yields of excellent quality fruit. The 5-6" long fruit is early-maturing, uniform, shiny yellow in color and holds well after picking.

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    Compact vines produce big, thick-necked fruits that provide lots of rich orange flesh almost 10 days earlier than standard butternuts. Fruits are 8 to 10" long with creamy yellow-skinned fruits. 82 days. Planting guide: Plant after danger of frost in hills 6 to 8 feet apart. Plant seed not over one inch deep 4 to 6 to the hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established thin to 2 to each hill.

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    A fast-growing straightneck squash with attractive yellow fruit that grow to 7 1/2" long. The vigorous plants produced so many perfect fruits in our trials, that we just had to add it to our inventory! 41 days. Planting guide: Plant after danger of frost in hills 6 to 8 feet apart. Plant seed not over one inch deep 4 to 6 to the hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established thin to 2 to each hill. Seed can also be started indoors for an earlier harvest. These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting: Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round Peat Pots, 3" round 3" square pots 4 1/2" round pots For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors. Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!

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    60 days. This is an idea in gardening whose time has come. If you've shied away from planting squash because you can't make up your mind or don't have the space to plant a packet of several varieties, try this medley of squashes. Our blend includes Sungreen Zucchini, Butterstick Gold Zucchini, Goldbar Yellow Summer Squash, Gold Rush Zucchini and Clarita Zucchini. . All produce high yields on compact or semi-compact plants. 45-60 days.

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    70-100 days. Vigorous vines produce 8-12" fruits. Flesh peels out in strands of low calorie, tasty, spaghetti squash. Keeps for up to 6 months.

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    44 days. Black Zucchini has excellent dark-green skin and crisp white flesh. Very vigorous grower tastes best when fruits measure 6-8".

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    Burpee Hybrid Zucchini produces medium green tender fruits in abundance. We recommend you pick them at 6-8" for the most mouthwatering zucchini you have had in a long time. Burpee Hybrid Zucchini is a vigorous grower produces large yields. Compact plants take up less space.

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    A dependable favorite! Semi-bush plants yield larger fruit with better flavor than similar varieties.

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    Semi-bush plants yield big flavorful fruits. Greenish-black rinds protect succulent orange flesh.

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    Pasta-like flesh looks like the real thing.

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    Pasta-like flesh looks like the real thing, great topped with cheese or spaghetti sauce.

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    VIRCO Child-Size Stack Chairs have textured, molded plastic shells. Welded chrome frames with tubular steel legs. Non-mar glides. 145/8"Wx15"Dx203/8"H overall. Meets or exceeds ANSI/BIFMA standards. Order in quantities of 4, priced each.

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    VIRCO Child-Size Stack Chairs have textured, molded plastic shells. Welded chrome frames with tubular steel legs. Non-mar glides. 145/8"Wx15"Dx203/8"H overall. Meets or exceeds ANSI/BIFMA standards. Order in quantities of 4, priced each.

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    Popular in schools and hospitality settings, VIRCO Deluxe Stack Chairs feature durable textured, molded plastic shells. Welded chrome frames with tubular steel legs. Non-mar nylon glides. 183/4"Wx211/2"Dx305/8"H overall. Meets or exceeds ANSI/BIFMA standards. Order in quantities of 4, priced each.

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    Exceptional yields, better flavor than other butternuts

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    Cooks up sweet and tender!

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    Its nutty taste and firmness make this a garden standout versatile enough to serve fresh, steamed, sauted or grilled.

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