Top Winter Squash Varieties for the Self-Sufficient Garden

A truly self-sufficient garden includes plenty of storage crops, such as a few types of winter squash. Discover some new winter squash varieties based on reader and expert recommendations, plus learn how to combat common squash pests.

Squash Bugs
Control squash bugs by checking plants often for their shiny brown egg clusters. Rub off the eggs with a finger or wet cloth.
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