How do Zucchinis grow so quickly?

I can’t help but be continually amazed by the speed at which plants can grow. The other day I noticed a flower on one of the zucchini plants near the greenhouses. 3 days later, the flower was replaced by a GIANT zucchini that would put any supermarket squash to shame.  How on earth can a tiny seed flourish and produce so vigorously by only using water and sunlight? Continue reading