quote:Originally posted by MissMel: Why does one need to know the difference between a male and female flower. Is there something we should be doing to them?
quote:I'm growing cantaloupe for the first time and of course there are many males flowers and no females. Ditto for butternut squash. I know the reason but still it makes you anxious!
quote:Originally posted by Sundari Elizabeth:I have a multitude of different squashes growing in my garden. What happens if a bee flies from the male of one variety into the female of another? Do we get pollination? Does it alter the type of squash that's produced?
The sign of a good gardener is not a green thumb, it is brown knees.
West central Michigan along the lakeshore.