In a separate article we explain Why Some Winter Squash Tastes Better Than Others. This details the variables that factor in to create a great-tasting squash, and defines the qualities most sought after in breeding superior winter squash and edible pumpkins — one of our breeding team's strong suits. Follow these best-practice guidelines as you grow, harvest, and store your squash, so that no matter what variety you grow, it tastes great when it comes time to eat it.
Our Winter Squash Storage Guide is a quick-view chart showing optimal curing and storage periods for various types. This should help you see at a glance what to plan for, enabling you and your customers to enjoy each type at its pinnacle of eating quality.
Whether you're brand new to growing or a seasoned winter squash expert, I hope this information encourages you to make space in your plans for at least one new variety or type of winter squash this season.