<![CDATA[Burpee Community - ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/661/hardening-summer-squash en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Re: Hardening summer squash]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/661/hardening-summer-squash?commentid=1954 Summer squash are best when picked small and tender.  If allowed to grow large, summer squash become woody and seedy.  I've never heard of hardening summer squash.  Winter squash can be hardened by allowing it to dry on the vine in the sun for a couple weeks until the vine is dry.  Once preparely hardened, the winter squash will keep in a cool dark place all winter.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/661/hardening-summer-squash?commentid=1954 July 8, 2013