squash bug

Jerry Vitalis Chisago County Master Gardener Squash vine borer can be a real problem. They tend to stay confined to vines, but a couple years ago, a gardener showed me that bugs were eating her squash and cucumber fruits. I had never heard that the borer ate the entire plant. The same night another gardener [...]

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Jerry Vitalis Chisago County Master Gardener Everything has been delayed by the late spring, but vine borers, cucumber beetles and squash bugs are on their way. Of these I find squash bugs most damaging, because they can destroy an entire crop overnight. The squash bug will attack all members of the cucurbit family but is [...]

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