Zucchini is an extremely prolific vegetable. It is a small summer squash and one plant will yield zucchini all summer long, enough for you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors. Every growing season, the Foodbank is absolutely inundated by zucchini. When planting your garden to donate, you really only need one plant!
Zucchini is very easy to grow. It matures in about 45 to 55 days. Plant it in rows or hills and put about four or five seeds into each hill. Once the plants have germinated, keep the best two or three plants. At the peak of their production, zucchini will produce fruits every day. They have a very short shelf life, so below you’ll find several links to high-rated recipes on allrecipes.com. Zucchini is a very versatile vegetable and can be prepared in a variety of ways.
Mom’s Zucchini Bread
Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Muffins
Farmer’s Market Vegetarian Quesadillas
Chicken Tortellini Soup with Zucchini and Tomatoes
Or for a whole slew of highly-rated zucchini recipes, head here.