Growing Squash, also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash

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02 Oct 20 Mrs W (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I am growing squash at the moment, but flowers grow then bud ( squash) grow then fall off when really tiny. First year this has happened. Grew plenty last year. Is it the extra heat we are having here in QLD? Is it because they are now growing on trellis? Last year just left on the garden bed similar to pumpkin.
04 Oct 20 Bruce (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi, The unpollinated will fall off when small. Maybe increase your flower plants around them to encourage bees or do a little pollinating yourself with a cotton bud. Hope this helps
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