The rich orange meat from Acorn squash makes delectable vegetable dishes, and is great with almost any entree.
When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny location (will tolerate light
shade) and plant in late spring when soil is warm and danger of frost is
past. Cultivate and enrich with vegetable food and organic matter. Firm soil
Care: Water heavily and frequently. Feed every 3-4 weeks.
Harvesting: Allow fruit to remain on vine until mature. Pick before frost,
leaving part of stem attached. Store in a warm, dry place.