I’m going to sail my zucchini boat away….

Jun 9, 2009

Here is what happens when you forget to stay on top of your zucchini/squash harvesting...you begin to find zucchini the size of boats in the garden! Ah, but the good thing about zucchini is that the rind doesn't get tough on you past the size of a cucumber like most summer yellow squash do. You can let these babies get huge and they still taste great...and you can float them to the Bahamas, which is where I wish I was floating away to right now! Or Paris..Paris would be good...but I don't know if my zucchini could get me that far...hmmmm...

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Anyhoo, this is a really outstanding bush type zucchini I'm testing. For those of you who have limited space, or haven't had much success with the vineing types of squash/zucchini, try sticking with "bush" types. They make plants about 2 1/2 feet tall and wide, so they are great for containers or small space veggie gardens. I fried up some of this zucchini two nights ago and it twas superb...MMMMM, nothing like summer vegetables giving me the excuse to eat something fried. Now I have to go run it off!!

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Karen
Jun 09, 2009
9:09 pm

islandgardener
Jun 09, 2009
10:36 pm

Meredith
Jun 10, 2009
2:12 am

My first venture into vegetable gardening about 5 years ago produced one gigantic zucchini (and a few regular sized). I know exactly what you mean about boat-sized! And ouch to islandgardener on her broken toe story!

Leslie Finical Halleck
Jun 10, 2009
12:07 pm

Oh my gosh…broke your toe…that is one hefty zucchini!!! LOL

Lee
Jun 14, 2009
6:46 pm

I heard about a small town where the only time the doors were locked was in August. Some asked if that was because of tourists. The real reason was that if the door was unlocked, someone would leave a bag of zucchini!

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