[Market-farming] Re: organic squash bug control

bob111higgins at comcast.net bob111higgins at comcast.net
Thu Jul 15 16:29:21 EDT 2004


I second the idea of the radish companion planting. Two years ago, the last time I grew pumpkins and squashes, my large japanese radishes were nearby and attracked the attention of the pests, including also flea beatles, leaving far fewer on the squash.

Bob
Red Brick Farm, Hopewell, NJ


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> 
> We use Paola oil (sp?). I believe that is organic and it works on almost all 
> pests in the garden. We buy it from Garden's Alive. A little pricey, but it 
> works! 
> 
> I like the radish idea very much though too!!! I think I may just try that 
> since I have so many radish seeds. Too many for the fall planting! Great idea! 
> 
> 
> Courtney 
> Herb Thyme 
> Middlefield, Oh 
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