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Growing Squash, also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash

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16 Jun 12 Monette (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
had some squash plants spring up in my garden (from compost maybe) plants grew beautifully had several male flowers but only a few female ones and never. is there any thing I need to do to get the plants to bear fruit
18 Jun 12 Erin (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Some squash need to be hand polinated, just google "hand pollinating squash." There are youtube vids that would explain better than I could in text alone. It's pretty easy, and it has worked for me.
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