Best of the 2011 Test Garden: Old Favorites

The Best Heirloom Vegetables from Organic Gardening's Test Garden in 2011

By Doug Hall

Photography by Christa Neu


OG Garden 2011 Best Of‘Sugar Loaf Hessel’ Squash

Not a squash fan? Let this one change your mind. Delicata-type squashes belong to the same species as summer squashes, such as yellow crooknecks and zucchinis. But when roasted, they have the velvety texture and melt-in-your-mouth sweetness of the best winter squashes.

Source: Nichols Garden Nursery