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in Cultivation How-To's on Jun 30 at 12:38pm CDT4 RepliesYour best bet for all of your vegetables is to attract bees to your garden by planting flowers nearby. Bees should do the job so that you won't have to polinate. Hand pollination has been shown to succeed only 50% of the time. So if you are go...
Just when my cucuumbers are producing the most, I spotted ladybugs, sticky leaves and of course there are aphids. I have heard a few different suggestions from letting the ladybugs do their job to hosing them off with a high pressure spra...
Hey all! We have a number of new members, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to remind you all of our Community Guidelines, since many of you are new to the community and might not be aware of them.
I thought I'd highlight a few of our key g...
in Cultivation How-To's on Jun 26 at 4:27pm CDT4 RepliesYour first flowers are male flowers for sure and the flowers will fall off. The females follow right behind. Melons usually mature 5 weeks after their fruit set. Fruit set is when the female has definitely been pollinated, and the flower...
in Cultivation How-To's on Jun 26 at 12:38pm CDT4 RepliesSounds like a good sign! The first flowers you generally see are males (they typically grow on the end of the stalk), with females to follow. Fruit set is when the female has been pollinated, and the male flower has fallen off. You'll kno...
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