Collected here is practical general information about growing winter squash that you can apply to multiple varieties, including butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash.
If you enjoy gardening you'll enjoy growing winter squash in its many diverse types. Shown here, from left to right, are buttercup, delicata, ‘Red Kuri’ buttercup, butternut and dumpling squash.
ILLUSTRATION: KEITH WARD
Old-fashioned squash pies laced with cinnamon and ginger will never go out of style, but newer trends in winter squash cuisine favor savory risottos and creamy, squash-stuffed ravioli — and don’t forget to eat the tasty seeds!