The Borers are Back!

iam3killerbs(7 NC Sandhills)August 7, 2009

Having just replaced the mildew-laden, borer scarred veteran summer squash with my July planted hills (just developing their first female flowers now), the borers have come back.

This time they're after the winter squash (especially the Lumina pumpkins), as well.

Southeasterners check your squash. Bt and VIGILANCE!


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wow, ill go check outside, and spray if i see any.
Thanks for the warning


    Bookmark   August 7, 2009 at 12:22PM
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iam3killerbs(7 NC Sandhills)

I found a few squash bug eggs too.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2009 at 1:09PM
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yeah i sprayed yesterday, and i did i big OOPSSS i sprayed during the day, when i should have sprayed at night, now my leafs are wilting, some but now all ugh this sucks

    Bookmark   August 7, 2009 at 8:12PM
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I found what I think is slug eggs on the soft part of the pumpkin where the flower used to be. Looks like 3 pieces of very small gel. slug or squash bug eggs? live in east Canada.

    Bookmark   August 11, 2009 at 11:40PM
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dancinglemons(7B VA)

They are back in Central Virginia also. Saw that moth sitting on a lemon squash leaf this afternoon. It was 97 degrees so could not spray. Tomorrow SPINOSAD spray for all squash and pumpkin plants!! I am going to give them a top notch spray job!! No little misting here!!


    Bookmark   August 12, 2009 at 1:23AM
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