Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Explore Garden Prep, A Garden, and more!

from Better Homes and Gardens

Stop Squash Vine Borers in Your Garden

Stop Squash Vine Borers in Your Garden...ahhh wish I had read this a month ago! Here's to next year.

from Get Busy Gardening

How To Get Rid Of Squash Borers Organically

Squash borers might be the number one cause of death for squash plants in the garden and they sure are annoying! Learn the signs of squash borers in your garden and get tips for how to get rid of them organically. How to you control squash borers in your garden? |

from Attainable Sustainable

Organic Pest Control: Outsmart the Buggahs

Battling squash vine borer and pickleworm? Here's one tactic to try!

These cute little groundbeetles eat lots of insects (including Colorado potato beetles, corn earworms and that scourge of gardens everywhere, the squash vine borer) and even some weeds. [note to self: stop squishing them]

from Gardening Know How

Growing Summer Squash - Planting Summer Squash Plants

How To Grow Summer Squash: Summer Squash Tips

Diatomaceous Earth provides a permanent barrier against many pests, both indoors and out, naturally. Forget harsh synthetic chemicals! Get rid of: Ants, fire ants, caterpillars, cut worms, army worms, fleas, ticks, cockroaches, snails, spiders, termites, scorpions, silver fish, lice, mites, flies, centipedes, earwigs, slugs, aphids, Japanese beetles (grub stage), fruit flies, corn earworm, cucumber beetles, corn borer, sting bugs, squash vine borers, thrips, loopers, etc. NOTE: it will also…

Butternut squash on the vine Squash vines on trellises are strong enough to support the fruits they grow. Here, a modest butternut squash hangs from the vine. I’ve had 17 pound neck pumpkins do the same. The vines hold up fine, but one year three squashes on the same side of a trellis were enough to collapse the trellis.

Did you know that planting two or three icicle radishes by squash plants (and allowing the radishes to flower) will help prevent squash vine borers?

from The Homestead Garden

How to Grow Zucchini and Yellow Squash

The Apocalyptic scare of 2012 caused this family to go on high alert and convert their old swimming pool into something amazing. When Dennis and Danielle McClung bought a home in Mesa, Arizona, they knew what they wanted to do with the old run-down swimming pool in the back yard. Convert it into a COMPLETE self-sustaining aquaponics system with Tilapia, a garden, chickens and pygmy goats. Since 2007... FULL ARTICLE & VIDEOS @

from Reformation Acres

~How To Kill Squash Bugs, Squash Bug Eggs, and Nymphs~

~How To Kill Squash Bugs, Squash Bug Eggs, and Nymphs~ excellent tips!