How to Can Pumpkin and Winter Squash

Even as the months begin to get colder, a gardener’s work is never done. Find out how to can pumpkin and winter squash for those over-abundant fall harvests.



Pumpkin
Pressure canning is a skill that will take you one step closer to a more sustainable lifestyle. The USDA Guide to Home Canning is a great source for beginners and experts alike. This canning guide shows you how to can pumpkin and winter squash for use throughout the year.
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Canning Pumpkins Chart
Pumpkins and squash should have a hard rind and string-less, mature pulp of ideal quality for cooking fresh. Small size pumpkins (sugar or pie varieties) make better products.
Chart By United States Department of Agriculture











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