Answer: Healthy zucchini plants are just plain big. Unfortunately,
they do not lend themselves to pruning. If you have more than one plant, you might want to pull out one or two others. Many gardeners find themselves swamped with zucchini in next to no time, so you might also want to consider picking the fruit while it is still small and tender.
One or two plants should provide plenty of squash. Another possibility is to put in a very sturdy trellis and train the vine upward to save space this year. Your idea for next year is a good one!
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