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Re: wandering squash

Great Linda - thanks!  I was hoping one of y'all had tried this already!  That Bush Delicata squash is supposed to be more compact than usual, so I thought it would be a good candidate for this treatment.  And I'm told it's delicious!!   Can't wait to try it!!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Linda L Wallpe <lwallpe@juno.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 30 Dec 2002 12:51:33 -0500

>Last summer Mother Nature did this exact thing in my Harry Potter garden.
> I had thrown squash seeds out there in the winter for the birds.  They
>missed 4.  
>You may recall that last summer was hot and dry and the squash produced
>beautiful large yellow blossoms every day.  Two were butternut and 2 an
>acorn type.  All produced marvelous fruit.  
>When they appeared to be going in the wrong (for me) direcetion, I just
>moved them.  One of the vines was so long I trained it to make an edging
>along a wall and up the side of some steps.  It looked great.
>Linda Wallpe
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] new veggie seeds
><<I'm considering letting a squash plant wander through one of my big
>flower beds out back and see how that turns out!  I am just full up!!>>>
>Only $9.95 per month!
>Visit www.juno.com
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A

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