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07.22.11

My zucchini and squash are flowering nicely but no veggies.

Today I found a tiny squash that just fell off the vine. What is going on?I grew tons in California now I'm in Marietta Ga. What should I do?
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  • JL Spring & Associates
    Hi Jill, without being an expert gardener I can only think of 3 reasons why the plants aren't producing...either the nitrogen levels are high which make lots of flowers but no "babies" , or there's a pollination problem where the Bees are disappearing
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  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    JL gives you good advice, Jill. Zucchini plants produce male and female blooms and for proper fruit set, the pollen must be transferred from the male to the female blooms. This is usually done by pollinating insects, primarily honeybees. If pollen
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  • Erica Glasener
    Erica Glasener Atlanta, GA
    Jill, While my flower garden looks good this year despite our mostly dry and extremely hot weather my veggie garden is another story. Just to let you know you are not alone.
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