The female squash bug lay their eggs at the base of leaf stalks, and the caterpillars develop and feed inside the stalk, eventually killing the leaf. They soon migrate to the main stem, and with enough feeding damage to the stem, the entire plant may die. On July 14 I had 5 squash plants growing [...]
Watch this video of the 2012 squash vine borer invasion and learn what I am doing to mitigate damage.
Edamame Man 9-30-11 As you can see we are still harvesting and today we feast on edamame Japanese style. However, this weekend’s cold rains may have brought an early end to the summer harvests. Not to worry though as the fall gardening includes diakon radish, beets, spinach and endive. Check out more of the 2011 harvests [...]
This is part 2 of the squash vine borer invasion and what I did to mitigate damage. I was able to save 5 of 10 squash plants and reap many more squash as a result. Videos Gardening Planting Times
Squash Vine Borer – Adult Squash Vine Borer – Pupae Watch my video to see how I am combating the invasion of squash vine borers. I have been having a wonderful squash harvest until now. Harvested approximately 25 yellow summer squash and 2 zucchini until July 30 (my mom’s birthday). Gave many away, ate many more [...]
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