[Market-farming] slow squash

Bill Bradshaw billbradshaw at hughes.net
Sat Jun 16 17:51:09 EDT 2007

If were talking summer squash, squash comes first, then the bloom on the 
end. Male flowers should already be opening. Bill
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From: <cjmaness at juno.com>
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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2007 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] slow squash

> If you have lots of young squash, I would think the pollination
> already took place. Has it been cool in your area? Squash slows down
> when it is cool, and really grows fast ( need to pick every day fast)
> when it is warm. Normally we pick every other day. But, it has been
> raining and cool so we back off to every 3rd day or so.
> Today, it's back in the mid 80's so I bet I have a pick out there
> waiting for me.
> Carla in Oklahoma
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