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Squashing Squash Vine Borers.


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?

Squash Bugs recipe for organic spray to kill squash beetles

Squash vine borers - "we put yellow bowls with water in them, around the squash plants, because the borers go for the color apparently and drown themselves." I'll have to collect some yellow bowls from thrift stores for next year.

Growing squash and zucchini plants vertically

Prevent powdery mildew on cucumbers, squash & melons

Root Crop Storage Bin- root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Potatoes, turnips and squash can go right in the bin without sand.

How to get rid of squash bugs and companion plants to discourage them.

Cut back squash vines in fall to help "shock" plant into putting energy into remaining fruit.

Stop powdery mildew with 1 part milk and 9 parts water. Good for zucchini and squash

IS THIS TRUE???? / / / / / Yellow can attract (and therefore trap) two of the worst gardening pests, the destructive cucumber beetle and the dreaded squash vine borer.

Cucumber on vine

Keeping squash from getting out of control by using an upside down tomato cage

Stop Squash Bugs in Your Gardenhttp://www.bhg.com/gardening/pests/insects-diseases-weeds/control-squash-bugs/

How to Grow Zucchini - Watering Water up to (under) the plant, but not directly on the stems or foliage. This helps preven many of the plant diseases that can occur when growing zucchini.

Three sisters: Plant corn, beans and squash together. Corn takes nitrogen, beans replace and grow up the corn stalks, squash is a natural "mulch" moisture barrier. Native American method.

Gardener's Supply Co., Melon and Squash Cradles, Set of 6. I WANT THESE!