Pollinating Zucchini Flowers

AMKuska

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Hey @digitS'

I wanted to show you the tutorial made for other people like me who needed help solving the Mystery of the Falling Fruits. One of the female flowers on my zucchini plant finally opened, and even though it's too late for that fruit to produce anything, I pollinated it so I could take pictures. You can see it here: https://www.rinexii.com/2020/10/11/how-to-pollinate-a-zucchini-plant/

The pictures turned out amazing. I really appreciate your help!
 

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Clear and comprehensive, AMK.

The photographs couldn't have been better.

Very nicely done! Thank You for sharing.

Steve
 

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I know that we all Know this, but try planting pollinator friendly plants next to your zucchini in the same bed, so that they will visit your zucchini more often.
I have had squash bug/vine borers problems in the past, but no pollination problems bc I have a LOT of annual and perennial flowers close to my vegetables.
These are tips--
Add to this list clover in your lawn.
Attract native bees, too with mason bee homes.
Native bees don't sting.
I was stung this year by a BUMBLEbee, and the bee guys told met that they can smell where you have been stung and will sting you again on the same spot!! :hide:hide:hide
 
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