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Re: I'm just ANGRY!

RE: "I don't even know if the SVB is an active pest this time of year" I think not. I can never grow summer squashes (either here or when I was in Cincinnati) because of the vine borers. I had given up. But I planted a yellow summer squash at the end of July. I deliberately didn't even try treating it with anything. So far it has ten squashes on it and no sign of vine borer yet.

I'm really hopeful that this turns out to be a way I can grow zucchini and other summer squashes! :)
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Re: I'm just ANGRY!

rainbowgardener wrote:RE: "I don't even know if the SVB is an active pest this time of year" I think not. I can never grow summer squashes (either here or when I was in Cincinnati) because of the vine borers. I had given up. But I planted a yellow summer squash at the end of July. I deliberately didn't even try treating it with anything. So far it has ten squashes on it and no sign of vine borer yet.

I'm really hopeful that this turns out to be a way I can grow zucchini and other summer squashes! :)
Noted.
Planting in July sounds like a decent back up plan.
Thanks for the tip.

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Yeah, it was the very end of July (like around the 30th) when I planted that.
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Re: I'm just ANGRY!

rainbowgardener wrote:Yeah, it was the very end of July (like around the 30th) when I planted that.

I didn't get mine in until August 21st, I got one that is growing but our potential first frost is October 15th. I don't see any chance I'll get any fruit but who knows, I've seen crazier stuff.

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