Entries Tagged as 'Squash'

Sunday, October 28th, 2012


Kabocha (Japanese Squash) by moogs Are you planning your Thanksgiving feast yet?  When you do, consider serving Kabocha, pronounced kah-bow-cha as part of the meal. The Latin name for kabocha is Cucurbita maxima and the common name is Japanese pumpkin or Japanese squash. This delicious, sweet tasting pumpkin/squash is one of the sweetest of all […]

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Squash for Thanksgiving: Appreciation of a Native Vegetable

Thanksgiving Decoration by alasam Thanksgiving is coming soon and if you are like TheGardenLady, you are planning your festive meal. In contemplating what to serve, it struck me that there is one vegetable that is so tied up with the holiday, a vegetable that one could use as a basis for almost every course in […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

Zephyr Zucchini

                                                                           TheGardenLady received this question from Kelsi. I have a volunteer zucchini plant that popped up in my garden this year. However it is producing a bicolored zucchini I cannot identify.  It is green on the blossom end and yellow on the vine end.  Any ideas? How exciting to have a zucchini volunteer. I hope […]