My War Against the Squash Vine Borer

Photo Credit: G.K. Gerber on bugguide.net

The past two summers, I tried to grow zucchini and squash in my garden; but I harvested very little before the dreaded squash vine borer attacked and killed my plants. People who live here either use pesticides like Seven dust or just give up. Pesticides are not an option in my garden, and this Italian refuses to give up! So, this year I’ve declared an all-out war on the Squash Vine Borer. My strategy!