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Winter squash - is it too late?

Posted by kriklaf Tucson (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 17, 13 at 13:37

I (wrongly) assumed that September was the best time of year to plant winter squash here in Tucson, then slacked off and didn't even plant them in September. Is it just too late now to try? Could I maybe mulch with black plastic or something to keep the soil warm, or would I just be wasting seeds?

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  • Posted by bucks 9 Arizona (My Page) on
    Fri, Oct 18, 13 at 19:22

Yes you are wasting your seeds.

RE: Winter squash - is it too late?

Bah. Better luck next year. Thanks!

RE: Winter squash - is it too late?

"Winter squash" - a misnomer for sure. I understand it because lazygardens explained it (the squash can be *stored* for the winter) but it's confusing for sure.

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