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QUESTION: Spaghetti Pumpkin?

QUESTION: Spaghetti Pumpkin?

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Last year, I grew several pumpkin plants and one spaghetti squash in this raised bed.  I planted nothing in it this spring, but I have several healthy, happy pumpkin plants, and this guy...

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QUESTION: Zucchini problems

QUESTION: Zucchini problems

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My two zucchini plants have white stuff on the leaves and the zucchinis are forming, but then shriveling up and falling off before becoming mature.  I primarily water with a water soaker, so the...

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Video: Squash Bug Control

Video: Squash Bug Control

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Here are some organic solutions to control squash bugs, featuring an insecticidal soap recipe.

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Celebrate with the Last of Summers Bounty and Welcome Fall!

Celebrate with the Last of Summer's Bounty and Welcome Fall!

With this end of season approaching, the garden peaks, roadside stands and farmers’ markets are brimming over with fresh produce. At this point we are taking summer ripe tomatoes for granted and many of us have been trying to give our surplus zucchini and cucumbers to anyone who will take them. Corn and melons are starting to run low, peaches too, and now mums and apples are appearing everywhere.

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Squash Blossoms (Cucurbita species)

Squash Blossoms (Cucurbita species)

It is that time of year, when we are up to our ears in squash, so now you can harvest the blossoms for delectable dishes!

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QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

Recently my zucchini and summer squash plants have stopped producing squash. I have this morning 23 blossoms, all male, on 3 plants. The plants are very large and healthy. Does anyone know the...

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Saving Squash Seed

Saving Squash Seed

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People have saved squash seeds for hundreds of years. Read about one technique we use to process squash seeds at Seed Savers Exchange and different methods that have been used throughout history.

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Is Your Squash Bored to Death?

Is Your Squash Bored to Death?

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If your squash plants are wilting, it may be because of squash vine borers. Here are some basic steps to figure out what’s wrong, and then to decide on a logical pest-control strategy.

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Squashing Squash Bugs

Squashing Squash Bugs

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Insect predators and prevention keep squash bug numbers under control.

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