I just got back from meeting someone who, unlike us, has lots of squash this year and was willing to share…
… her mutants!
She didn’t even plant them. They came up on their own!
Two of them are a type of zucchini, in their winter squash stage. The other stripy ones are squash and pumpkins that cross pollinated. Yes, I know pumpkins are a type of squash, but they get their own category. 😁 I was told that 2 of them that have the darkest green are ready to eat now.
I was also gifted a big bag of spinach and beet greens! Our beets are doing so poorly this year, the greens were unusable, and our fall spinach are still trying to come up.
It should be interesting to see how these taste!
Now… how would one prepare a mutant squash? She said to just use them like pumpkins. So…