Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

Allen Merten (
Sat, 3 Jun 2000 20:16:22 -0500

Margaret and George,
    I was going to suggest lack of pollination, also. George are these night
blooming w/white flowers or day blooming w/yellow or white flowers?
    Night blooming of course is pollinated by moths. Day blooming, by bees.
    I had the same problems with Dipper Gourds 2 years ago in the middle of
the drought. My Gourd list people told me it was lack of pollination, not
water. I think that the heat had a little to do with it. There was a
shortage of bees. The drought had killed a bunch of them.
    Bastrop Co., SE Central TX
    Zone 8