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Sensational seeds week - waltham butternut squash


We're so close to Friday I can almost taste it! Today's sensational seed pick is from Helene: Waltham butternut squash.


"Every summer, I have to plant Waltham butternut squash. This squash has a delicious nutty flavour and bright orange flesh that stores well if let to mature for a long time on the plant.


It looks quite attractive on an arbour with bright new flowers opening up to pollinators in the morning on a vine that reaches 2-3 metres. I prefer to combine flowers and vegetables to attract more pollinators to my flowering crops as well as predator insects to keep pests at bay."


The Seed Library was developed in partnership with the East Gwillimbury Public Library and East Gwillimbury Gardeners with the goal of supporting food literacy and to promote a love of gardening and our natural environment. The Seed Library can be found in the Holland Landing Library Branch and is free to to access with an EGPL Library card. For more info visit our website!

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