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Beetles on my Zucchini

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I have 50+ beetles on my zucchini plants. I don't want to harm the zucchini, but the bug are multiplying. What can I put on the plants or soil, yet still be able to eat the zucchini that is growing...

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Simple Way to Preserve Fresh Zucchini

Simple Way to Preserve Fresh Zucchini

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Sure, you’re tired of eating zucchini now, but this winter you may find yourself longing for the taste of some vegetables from your garden. Here’s the easiest way I’ve found for preserving some of your bountiful squash harvest.

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How to Pollinate Zucchini by Hand

How to Pollinate Zucchini by Hand

If you’ve noticed the fruits of your zucchini plants are dying on the plant, you may need to take an active hand in pollination. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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Small Batch Preserving

Small Batch Preserving

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Small-batch preserving is perfect for gardeners with small gardens or those with vegetables that don’t ripen all at once. It's also an easy, time-saving alternative to marathon canning sessions. Here's how to fill the freezer with small batches of tomatoes, peppers and zucchini.

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A Great Way to Use Zucchini

A Great Way to Use Zucchini

Every gardener knows that even the smallest zucchini can turn into a five-pound monster overnight. Here’s how one group turns those gigantic summer squash into end-of-summer fun.

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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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New Zucchini and Romaine Recommendations

New Zucchini and Romaine Recommendations

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Are you looking for ways to make gardening a little easier this year? Here are two vegetable varieties that can help.

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Summer Squash Takes the Cake

Summer Squash Takes the Cake

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If you’re tired of hearing family members whine about too much squash on the menu, here’s a sweet solution: let them eat cake.

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Big zuke saves the day

Big zuke saves the day

Don't toss your overgrown zucchini; you never know when they'll come in handy.

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QUESTION: Zucchini Pests: Help! What Are They and How to I Kill Them?

QUESTION: Zucchini Pests: Help! What Are They and How to I Kill Them?

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I'm so depressed. Every year mid-summer, pests swarm my community garden and kill every zucchini/squash plant in sight. Can you please help me name these bugs and get strategies to fight them in the...

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Summer Squash Bonanza

Summer Squash Bonanza

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I admit it, I went a little crazy.  I was determined to have a successful squash crop in the wake of last year's squash catastrophe.  So I planned for extra, you might say.  This...

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The Starter Garden

The Starter Garden

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Leaf lettuce, green beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchini are good choices for a first garden.

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Zucchini with Roasted Peppers, Corn, and Cream (Calabacitas con Crema)

Zucchini with Roasted Peppers, Corn, and Cream (Calabacitas con Crema)

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Roasted poblano chiles and cream—one of the showstoppers of Mexican cuisine—welcomes zucchini and corn into the classic mix. As is, it’s an unbeatable taco filling; with grilled or broiled chicken, the combination becomes an unforgettable main dish.

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Quick-Fried Zucchini with Toasted Garlic and Lime (Calabacitas al Mojo de Ajo)

Quick-Fried Zucchini with Toasted Garlic and Lime (Calabacitas al Mojo de Ajo)

Serve this dish as is or spoon it into a hot corn tortilla and sprinkle it with tangy, fresh cheese.

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Mexican Ways with Zucchini

Mexican Ways with Zucchini

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Chef Rick Bayless shows how zesty seasonings transform the fruit and flowers of zucchini into flavorful dishes.

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Chicken with Asparagus, Zucchini, and Mushrooms

Chicken with Asparagus, Zucchini, and Mushrooms

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This quick stir-fry has a mild Thai flavor.

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