squash bugs

Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:20 pm

How do you keep them under control? I've hand pick them but I keep losing the battle. I tried an orange spray last year. Hand pick and the spray seemed to work until it rained and couldn't make it out there for a few days and they had taken over. Want to see how other control them.

Re: squash bugs

Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:59 pm

seven dust or spray, also onions near by. they don't like onions

Re: squash bugs

Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:43 pm

Midmo,

Take a look at these references on squash bugs:

http://www.vegedge.umn.edu/vegpest/cucs/squabug.htm

http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2141.html

http://www.extension.umn.edu/distributi ... M1208.html

Hope this helps.

Bill