Maddy Youngson wrote: It was never an open wound that would be tempting to pick at, and in hindsight I may have overreacted a bit. It's eating and drinking. Everything is ok. I'm maybe still feeling guilty for keeping my 18 year old cat around for as long as I did, until she could no longer swallow properly. I promised myself I would eat any birds I raised long before they reached that point, both for practical reasons (avoid waste) and for welfare ones (quality of life over quantity...)
Joseph Lofthouse wrote:
Another protocol that might work, is to taste the cotyledons of each plant, and cull any that are bitter. That works with cucumbers, and they are so closely related to squash, that I bet it works the same in both species.