How to Get Rid of Squash Vine Borers Organically


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How to Get Rid of Squash Vine Borers Organically

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“The squash vine borer is the larvae of the squash borer bug (a type of moth which, I hate to admit, is actually kinda pretty in it’s adult form). Squash borers burrow into squash vines and feast on the plant from the inside out. If a squash borer infestation is left untreated, the entire squash plant will collapse and die. A droopy squash plant is usually the first sign that the squash borer may be munching away inside your squash vines.

 

If you have a droopy squash plant in your garden, get down on your hands and knees and take a closer look at the vine. Start at the base of the vine and inspect it all the way up the plant. If you see any of these signs…

  • Holes in the vine
  • Mushy stuff that looks like sawdust anywhere on the squash vine
  • The vine itself is mushy

…then there’s probably a squash borer inside your squash vine.”

 

How to Get Rid of Squash Vine Borers Organically

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