Two serious pests of squash plants are on the prowl in vegetable gardens in our area. Squash bugs, seen here with eggs, and squash vine borer frequently attack summer squash, zucchini, pumpkins, and winter squash, often causing plant death. Both of these pests are difficult to control once damage shows up. Currently adults of these pests are actively laying eggs, making now the critical time to act to prevent them from damaging your squash crop.
Find out how to manage these pests by reading the entire article, posted on Pender Extension's website: http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=news&ci=LAWN+76