Ask a Question forum: Squash summer and winter

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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
Jul 29, 2016 8:16 AM CST
Some doing well.most are hardly growing .
And not producing.there small plants.leaves are yellowish green. Everything gets same amount of tomatios and cherry tomatoes are 8 foot eggplants are doing well.allthough there leaves are speckled yellow like the stunted squash.
I planted more squash midseason with same results.last year by this time my winter squash was a 6 foot covered wall on there trellis. What do y'all think ? Phil in fresno California
Name: Robyn
Minnesota (Zone 4a)
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Jul 29, 2016 9:36 AM CST
I'm having some stubborn squash issues too. Where do you live? Has it been super hot for you too? I think that has been part of it. They need a LOT more water than my other plants need. Also, with more water means more fertilizer. I pushed up the amount of water and that helped, but not enough. I'm going to increase the fertilizer and see what that does too. Do you have pictures?
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Jul 30, 2016 8:53 PM CST
Do you have Squash bugs?

Squash do need a lot of water but generally they should be easy plants.

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