Johnny's Grower Profile | Louie's Pumpkin Patch, Skövde, Sweden
Learn how characteristics of the best tasting winter squash – sugars and Brix, starch and dry matter – plus being sure to harvest at the correct time, relate to eating quality. Follow these 5 steps to produce the best flavor and eating quality in your winter squashes and pumpkins.
Here at Johnny's, cucurbits are one of our specialties, some strictly ornamental, some strictly edible, and many that serve both purposes — in all, over 60 varieties. To help you narrow the field to varieties that will work well for your operation, these are the three key considerations that drive selection of fall-harvest pumpkin, squash, and gourd varieties by experienced growers...
Guidelines, specifics, and variety recommendations on best storage practices — temperature, humidity, and optimal shelf life — for enjoyment of classic storage crops such as roots and tubers like rutabagas, beets, turnip, cabbage, winter squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and leeks, well into the winter months.
A video-recipe from Johnny's Seeds for Miso-glazed Kabocha Winter Squash — easy, quick, and delicious. The late-winter squash of record.
Johnny's Selected Seeds' Winter Squash Product Manager Pete Zuck identifies what makes each of 7 types of winter squash a unique and enjoyable eating experience, with tips on preparation methods and best time to consume.
Different kinds of winter squash vary as to how long they take to cure after harvesting, how long before they achieve peak eating quality, and how long before that quality declines. Learn the optimal curing and storage times for your winter squash, to enjoy them at peak flavor.