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The Borers are Back!

Posted by iam3killerbs 7 NC Sandhills (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 7, 09 at 9:56

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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RE: The Borers are Back!

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


RE: The Borers are Back!

I found a few squash bug eggs too.

RE: The Borers are Back!

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

RE: The Borers are Back!

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.

RE: The Borers are Back!

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!!


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