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Yellow Straight Neck Squash
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My yellow straight neck squash is starting to produce good squash. It took some time for it to get past the runt stage. My Scallop is still not very good. I'm trying to hand pollinate them.  My corn…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady May 2, 2013.

 

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Scallop Squash

I'm having problems with my scallop squash maturing.  The female blossom with the little 1 inch squash doesn't get big.  Any suggestions?

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 9:54am — 7 Comments

Scallop Squash

I'm having problems with my scallop squash maturing.  The female blossom with the little 1 inch squash doesn't get big.  Any suggestions?

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 9:53am — 1 Comment

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At 3:37pm on September 8, 2014, don titmus said…

Hello, I'm in Mesa, I have the Bee Oasis Urban Farm.

At 1:11pm on May 23, 2013, Catherine, The Herb Lady said…

Hi Phil,  I just harvested some of the Pink Brandywine and they are amazing -- you were right!!  I posted on my external blog about it.

http://edibleherbsandflowers.blogspot.com/2013/05/pink-brandywine-tomato-harvest.html

At 5:35am on March 22, 2013, Catherine, The Herb Lady said…

Hi Phil,

Most growers choose to prune back the berry plants (boysenberries are really a kind of blackberry) in the fall.  I'm glad yours took off.  You have a couple of choices at this point.  Leave it all be, or cut everything back except 4-6 canes, depending on how large it is.  Whips may root if they touch the ground, so you have choices also about how much spread you want out of the plant.

At 5:39am on March 21, 2013, Catherine, The Herb Lady said…

Hi Phil,

Glad you joined the VPA - you will have access to a great group of people to share and learn with.

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