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Squash Borer

You mention pesticides for taking care of the squash borer, but you don’t list any products. I want to use something that is safe to me, my family, and the environment. What do you suggest? Also, what can I do about blossom rot?


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 06/24/2011 @ 7:12 am

Neither organic or non-organic pesticides will work after the plants are infested, as the stem itself keeps the borers from coming in contact with the pesticide. Here are some articles that may help: [1]
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