24 Jun 2016 No Comments
It’s squash season in most gardens and if you ask me, this is one beautiful plant. Planted next to one of their favorite companions–corn–they are quite happy.
But one must be vigilant, because there are critters out there aiming to devour squash plants and can do so in a matter of days. And the results can be devastating.
For those of you who have never seen a squash bug and wouldn’t know how to spot one if he were crawling along your planter, take a good long gander…
Ugly. Plain and simple. These bugs are not pretty and they’re ruthless in their attack. (Apparently summer squash is one of their favorites.) They also lay eggs. Check the undersides of your leaves for these telltale signs you might have a problem. More