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Harvesting Winter Squash

Several types of winter squash pictured in a square.

Winter squash can be a great addition to your vegetable garden. From acorn and butternut to delicata and pumpkin, these can provide a versatile and flavorful additions to your dishes and add variety to your fall decor. Winter squash are generally harvested in the fall before Halloween, and there are some tell-tale signs for when they’re ready. Here are a few tips from Penn State Professor of Horticulture Systems Management Elsa S├ínchez.

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