Growing Squash, also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash

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02 Nov 20 LORRAINE (Australia - temperate climate)
I have read article on planting the 3 companion plants together..have planted sweet corn & French runner beans & looking for a suggestion for something climbing for trellis behind Don't particularly like squash..
03 Nov 20 Anonymous (Australia - temperate climate)
My suggestion is plant them in separate areas, all three that is. I have just harvested a block of corn, there is no way I could have planted climbing beans amongst them. You would have to thin out the corn planting therefore effecting the pollination ability of the corn. Do you want small thin cobs of corn. I feel you would end up with a poor crop of each vegetable. Corn needs fertilising, beans don't need much, conflict.
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