46+ When To Pick Squash. Pick butternut squash too soon, and they won't keep well. Here how to tell when they're ready to pick.
They have soft skins that you can eat, like zucchini and yellow squash. They grow quickly, sometimes doubling in size in a day or two. Summer squash is harvested in the summer when the fruit is young and tender.
Those 10 pound zucchinis are seedy and bitter.
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