• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Update on best methods of Squash Bug prevention? (PS: does neem and diatomaceous earth work?)  RSS feed

 
Amy Escobar
Posts: 31
Location: Oregon
2
cat urban woodworking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Been a lurker for years now. Just wondering how we're all feeling about squash bugs this year.

1) Seems like breeding strong seeds is the first line of defense, and I will be looking into that more. If anyone has any particularly delicious varieties, do tell.
2) I'm primarily interested in learning about anyone's experiences with neem oil and diatomaceous earth. Ive never grown squash, but I hear the squash bugs camp out at the base before becoming prolific. Any evidence these two substances help?

Just checking in! We shall prevail!
 
Did you see how Paul cut 87% off of his electric heat bill with 82 watts of micro heaters?
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!