This is my style of gardening – grow a bunch of varieties each year, save the best performers, then try a new round the next year:
I must say, she’s having better luck with her squash/pumpkins than I’ve been having – but our year isn’t over yet. The vine borers here have been incredible. Locals use Sevin dust to control them but I haven’t done so.
Nevertheless, we have had some good successes:
Down by the river fruit are starting to set, even though I’ve lost a few vines. Maybe next year I’ll break out the DDT and we’ll get some serious harvests!