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Three Sisters Butter Nut Squash

Three Sisters Butter Nut Squash

Three Sister Butternut Squash We planted these with our Three Sisters Corn and Peas in first week of June. We were experimenting with the Three Sisters so they didn’t get any water or compost.  We still got pretty good count but next year we will definitely increase the compost and watering to get Market quality squash. And we will use the Three sister model as well.
Three Sisters Acorn Squash

Three Sisters Acorn Squash

Acorn squash Baby Acorn Squash These acorn squash was planted with the corn, peas and beans on first week of June. We have only watered them twice at the start and the consistent rain has been taking care of them since. These squash will be turned into sweet curries to accompany the spicy curries to eat with rice. They are also used in a popular Tamil mix vegetable stew called “Sambar” instead of pumpkins.
Three Sisters Sweet and Coloured Corn

Three Sisters Sweet and Coloured Corn

One of three sister coloured corns 3 Sisters Corn field Our June planted three sister corn are booming. They are already over 7 feet tall. We are patiently waiting for the ears to show.

Sugar snap and Golden Peas

Snow and Golden peas. Corn acts as our trellis. These were planted in June.  They are growing really well and using the corn as their trellis. We are very pleased with the results and planning on continuing to use the Three Sisters system in the future.
One group of our Three Sisters at the Brampton plot

One group of our Three Sisters at the Brampton plot

Three Sisters Companion Planting at Brampton plot We have planted sweet corn, coloured corn, beans, peas and butter nut squash on 45 mounts.  We planted them in the first week of June and only watered them twice during the early days. We are very pleased with this system’s performance.  We have sugar snap peas already. Here is some info on Native American Three Sisters method: The Three Sisters (corn, beans/peas, and [Read More...]
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