Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sun, 22 Jul 2001 08:10:25 -0600

At 06:36 PM 7/21/01 -0500, George Shirley wrote:
>Went out about 5 pm and picked about a gallon of okra, a few cukes and even
>fewer tomatoes. The chiles will be ready to pick tomorrow. Heat index at 6 pm
>was 100F so turned on the soaker hoses to the veggie gardens. Set on a 
>very low
>flow rate so will probably leave them on all night.
>Pretty evident that the zukes are gone, infested with borers again. The other
>squash, rampicante(sp?) is starting to wilt too. Checked the two that were
>wilting and the borers are in them too and they're supposed to be borer
>resistant. Oh well, haven't gotten the first squash off of them anyway.

George, do you destroy the borers that destroy your squash? Margaret L