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Courgette (Cucurbita pepo )
The courgette is an annual vegetable from the cucurbitaceae family like the squash
ROTATIONIt is grown in the fruiting vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONThe seeds are sown in place in May during a waxing crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSThe courgette appreciates cabbage, beans and corn but dislikes being near potatoes.
DISEASES AND PARASITESThe same as for the squash.
ADVICETake care when planting to leave a minimum of 1 m between each plant.