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How to get rid of white mold on squash plants

Squash    None Given

How do I get rid of white mold on my squash plants? It seems to have multiplied overnight. Is there a spray or solution I can mix and spray on them?

Asked by: tina ward (1 point)   Posted:May 4, 2016

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Problem with squash leaves

Squash    None Given

Don't know what's wrong with my squash, it's healthy over all but seeing one leaf going bad made me worry

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:December 1, 2014

1 answer    1709 views

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Best way to pollinate zucchini?

Squash    NC

Hi all. I wondered if anyone could tell me the best way to hand pollinate zucchini? I have tried using a paintbrush in the past and will likely do so again with this seasons plants. Is there any huge advantage in detaching the male flower and using it to pollinate the females? Thanks

Asked by: Ann McIntyre (1 point)   Posted:June 13, 2013

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Light green with some thin striping
What is this squash?

Squash    Pennsylvania

We had some volunteers come up from our compost pile this spring. We moved them and now we have several 35 foot vines producing these squash.,,, funny thing is, we don't recognize these at all. Western Pennsylvania. Thanks everyone!

Asked by: HappyNomad (1 point)   Posted:August 5, 2014

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White spots on zucchini leaves

Squash    ojai ca

Hello, I am a first time gardener. My zucchini plants are getting more and more white spots on them. I don't think it is fungus because the leaves do not feel powdery. I just noticed tiny white flies coming off the plant when touched. Are these flies detrimental to the plant and how to I get...

Asked by: lauren (2 points)   Posted:September 24, 2013

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Zucchini leaves curling downward
Zucchini leaves curling downward

Squash    None Given

Hi, My zucchini plant leaves have curled downward with the older leaves almost touching the ground. It is not wilting because the leaves are all in good shape but just curled downwards. It happened in few plants before too but they recovered after a while. Below is the scheme of things I'm...

Asked by: Hazy (1 point)   Posted:June 5, 2016

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Can a globe squash grow without the flower?


I've been dealing with cutworms, and I believe they are the ones who cut my globe squash's flower, I was wondering if they can still keep growing, and if there is anything a can do to help them. Also some of the other flowers are really sad and I found some little ants around them, are they...

Asked by: Romina (1 point)   Posted:December 8, 2013

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Why would I grow squash on hills?

Squash    None Given

I am investigating growing some squash and I frequently read that it should be grown on hills. Why is this, what benefit is it to the plant? Would you recommend growing this way and if so, how do I do it? Do I mound the soil up around the plant or plant seeds into it? A little confused here

Asked by: Angie Hayes (1 point)   Posted:April 4, 2013

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Some of the infested flowers of my plant (which I've taken off in order to protect the plant - not sure that works though...)
Infestation of black insects on my zucchini

Squash    London, UK

I've planted zucchini for the first time this year and they are growing nicely in general. However, now some creepy crawlies have taken over and have stalled the growth of the fruit. I have four plants and one of them is really struggling to survive - the black little animals are all over,...

Asked by: Kerstin Sailer (3 points)   Posted:July 17, 2014

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