Squash Plants

Squash Borers Eat My Plants


Anonymous added on May 25, 2014 | Answered

Squash borers eat my squash plants every year. A man at my nursery sold me Bayers Insect Control for this. I still have them eating my plants and there are no more bees! How can I get rid of these horrible pests without harming beneficial insects?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 30, -0001

"The only thing I have ever found to be effective against squash borers is neem oil, applied weekly. As a bonus, neem oil is not harmful to bees at all. Here is more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/problems/pests/neem-oil-uses.htm"

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