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Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Bob Perry » Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:13 pm

ImageWill be interesting to see, from South to North, whose crops are ready when, as the season progresses. Direct seed or transplanted?
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Stanton » Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:33 pm

My neighbor's been picking/eating squash from his garden for over a week.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:00 pm

We have had a couple messes.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Billy Fussell » Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:05 pm

Got planted a little late, but have eaten some already and have put some up.

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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Joe Malinowski » Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:42 pm

soon maybe next week.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby danovercash » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:14 pm

Been getting squash and zuchinni about 2 weeks now. 37 qts of beans in the jars, 5 pints of beets, about a gallon of g. peas, some orka, cukes, and oh yes, about three real tomatoes. plus corn on the cob Sunday! Watermellons and 'lopes well on the way. Bout forgot the taters, 100# of reds and 50# white, life is good! Actually brocolli and cabbage were first to pick.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Clint Carter » Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:49 pm

transplanted and have got about 6 squash in the last 2 weeks and first 3 cucumbers today.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Michael Beck » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:16 am

Planted seeds. Can not remember when I picked the first ones but it was around a month ago.

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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Roy47 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:04 am

Planted seed, been picking about 2 weeks now. Probably picked 40 lbs. my last picking, didn't get in the garden this morning, it's been a gully washer in NE Georgia this morning. Been getting cabbage, cucumbers, onions, peppers, tomatoes, radishes, lots of summer squash. Got egg plants not quite ready yet and lots of winter squash about ready, small green beans on the plant, butter beans blooming, and corn that should be ready in a week. It's been a bad year for okra for some reason. I've planted three times and still don't have a complete stand. Other than Okra it's been a good spring for gardens. I planted mine early and had to protect my tomatoes once from a late frost. Lots of rain this year. We are being very blessed this year.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby DanR » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:00 am

Picked the first squash yesterday. Seed planted May 1st.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Tezell » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:35 am

I have been eating squash for over a month.
Mine has basically finished. I will be planting a second crop in a few weeks.
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Harold R » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:37 am

The 3 inch rain we got a couple of weeks ago plus some evening watering has kicked things in high gear. Based on the blooms and nubs, it's going to be a bumper crop of squash. Peas are coming along, okra is about waist high, but corn is only knee high. :( Next year I'll be able to plant corn and side dress with fertilizer at the same time. 8)

Gonna simmer these in a skillet with onions.......yum!
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:02 am

Just started picking. Woodchucks mowed down the first couple of seedings. Danged varmints! Ed
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby Bob Perry » Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:13 pm

ScottyD'sdad wrote:Just started picking. Woodchucks mowed down the first couple of seedings. Danged varmints! Ed


Yup we just started picking on Tuesday.

Ed are those the same varmints that you said you stuck a John Deere hat down the hole, and they moved out ???
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Re: Who's picking their first summer squash?

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:01 pm

Bob Perry wrote:
ScottyD'sdad wrote:Just started picking. Woodchucks mowed down the first couple of seedings. Danged varmints! Ed


Yup we just started picking on Tuesday.

Ed are those the same varmints that you said you stuck a John Deere hat down the hole, and they moved out ???

Yup, them's the ones! Didn't mention that the JD hat, was soaked in ammonia and bleach! Ed
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