[Market-farming] squash vines

Errol Castens castens at nepower.coop
Wed Aug 15 21:10:59 EDT 2007


Since squash borers seem to love summer squashes -- especially yellow
crookneck -- maybe planting a succession of those around the perimeter of
your pumpkins would help.

Errol Castens
Oxford, Mississippi
Zone 7 (where the thermometer on the front porch said only 105F today, but
the one under deck out back said 111)

On Wed, August 15, 2007 6:45 pm, Shawnee Flowerfarmer said:
>This year, my pumpkin vines have succumbed to Mr. Squash Vine Borer and
Hungry Groundhogs; Does anyone have suggestions to fight the vine
borer?(Must be historically accurate, so no chemicals. The garden is
pre-1850's).





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