Zucchini Plants
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Zone 4 | securityman802 added on July 26, 2012 | Answered

This year my zucchini squash has only 1 squash and has more blossoms, but i don't think I have any bees to pollinate. More female blossoms to hand pollinate. Do I need to pollinate each female blossom? Also, my cucumbers have many blossoms but do not see any baby cukes.

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Nikki
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Answered on July 27, 2012

If you have not read this yet, the following article should help with pollinating your squash: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/pollinate-squash-by-hand.htm

Cucumbers are identical to melons on how they pollinate, so this article will also apply to cucumbers: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/melons/hand-pollinating-melons.htm

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