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Q.Need Help With Plants

Zone 01854 | Jonshoe added on July 7, 2020 | Answered

I just recently started a raised bed with 60% topsoil, 30% compost, and 10% potting soil mix. I need help with pumpkin, squash, and cucumber plant leaves. Not sure what I am doing wrong, I use a soaker hose and water for 30 min – 1 hour per day…

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Answered on July 7, 2020

It looks like they are being overwatered. Make sure to allow the soil to dry, very thoroughly, down to at least 2 or 3 inches between watering. Likely, this will not be every day. In fact, it will not be on schedule, at all!

You can check with your finger, or more accurately, with a moisture meter.

Likely, you will want to treat with a fungicide, as well as correct watering habits.

Here are some articles that will help:



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