A: The correct time is right after they bloom.
A: Remove the entire zucchini plant. Put it into a plastic bag, seal it tightly and dispose of it to preclude contaminating other plants. You should also not eat any of the fruit from the infected plant.
A: Yes. You'll need to grind down the outercoat of the seeds and then soak them in water for at least 12 hours. Take a small plastic cup and and plant 1 seed per cup. Bury cup in the ground and next spring you should have a sprout. Take the sprout and transfer to 1 gallon pot. Give the new plant sun, water and space to grow.
A: You have several options: 1. Spray with insecticidal soap; 2. Use traps; 3. Use Malathion; 4. Use horticulture oil in the spring .. NEVER in hot weather.
A: Apply fertilizer in early spring. As grapes mature, apply fertilizer 2-3' from vine's base, using 10-10-10 fertilizer at 1 lb. per plant. Grapes prefer soil ph of 5-6.
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