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How to Start Growing Squash From Seeds

Defining Squashes technically include zucchini and pumpkins as well as winter and summer squash. Though they're all cultivated the same way, they look quite different and are grown and used in slightly different ways.

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  • squash seeds
  • 4" peat pots


  • garden hose
  • pruning shears
  • plastic bags
  • misting nozzle
  • yellow dish or pan
  • soil thermometer
  • gardening gloves