Tag Archive: Squash

“Big Old Squash” (Gete-okosomin) Unearthed in Wisconsin

“Big Old Squash” (Gete-okosomin) Winter Squash About an hour’s drive northwest of Green Bay, Wisconsin in the land of the Minominee Tribe, a tiny clay pot was discovered by archaeologists. The clay pot was nothing out of the ordinary, but its contents revealed a gift that will live on for generations to come. The 800 …

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Got Green Squash? Might be a Virus

  Figure 1. Fruit symptoms of virus disease on yellow squash. Photo courtesy www.freshfromflorida.com While this might be a good thing if you’re growing zucchini, it’s not a good thing if you’re growing yellow squash. If this is the case, chances are you’ve got a virus disease in your squash. This is a very common …

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Why is My Squash Wilting?

Why is my squash wilting? Assuming you have been giving your vegetable garden adequate water, the Squah Vine Borer may be the cause. Squash Vine Borer larva. Image Credit Matthew Orwat   Adult Moth. Image Credit Theresa Friday Unfortunately presence of  the squash vine borer, the larval form of a clearwing moth, is usually noticed only after …

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