Starting squash from seed

Asked April 22, 2018, 11:43 AM EDT

Is peat an acceptable starting medium for squash(summer, winter and pumpkin)?

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

Peat is very acidic and is often used to acidify soils. We'd recommend a potting soil with a more neutral pH.

Here's information on growing summer squash: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/plants/summer-squash

We have loads of info on growing vegetables and profiles of each crop on our website. It's easy to find, and the search box will take to right to each type of vegetable.

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