Cucurbitaceae – the squash family

Squash of all sorts are all at home in the Cucurbitaceae family. These include pumpkins, and also the ornamental colocynths.

Scores of squash!

Easy to grow in the vegetable patch, Cucurbitaceae squash come in a great variety of fruits which we can savor from summer’s end to the beginning of spring.
Squash

Growing butternut gourd

Butternut gourd, also called simply butternut, is one of the most popular squash varieties.
Sliced butternut harvest

Watermelon, how to grow it best

The epitome of summer fruits, watermelon is easy to grow when it can receive all the summer sun it needs. From sowing to harvest, here are the tips to grow it.
Watermelon grown and harvested

How to grow cucumber

Cucumber and pickle is easy to grow as long as a few basic practices are followed.
Cucumber and pickles grow from the same plant.
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