Sow seed indoors from May to June or directly into the garden in fertile, well-drained soil after all chance of frost has passed. Sow seeds to a depth of one inch (2.5 cm). Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Once the seedlings have two true sets of leaves, transplant them into a sunny area of the garden in rows that are 3-6 feet (1-2 m.) apart. The squash should be ready to harvest around 90 days from planting. Allow the squash to cure for a few days in the sun before storing. This squash will store for several months, even up to a year.
These squash take up ALOT of space in the garden. Mine took up about 50 square feet but these things are delectable and beuatiful. Just leave lots of space!