Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
rotting zucchine ends Toplef10rotting zucchine ends 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

rotting zucchine ends I22gcj10rotting zucchine ends 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Recommended store bought compost - Photos of composts
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:16 pm

» mega-sized SFG?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:47 pm

» Seed Trays - Heavy Duty
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:53 am

» Sorghum for Seed, Gluten-free
by sanderson 1/21/2021, 11:42 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 1/21/2021, 10:14 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by sanderson 1/21/2021, 3:19 pm

» 2021 - National Seed Swap Day
by sanderson 1/21/2021, 3:14 pm

» Looking for an exotic pepper
by dixie 1/21/2021, 2:06 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener 1/21/2021, 7:46 am

» Think Spring -2021
by Scorpio Rising 1/20/2021, 7:53 pm

» Greetings from Old York
by Kelejan 1/20/2021, 8:37 am

» How to: Care for your garden in the winter
by dalepres 1/16/2021, 2:22 am

» I am frustrated
by dixie 1/15/2021, 3:56 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 1/15/2021, 1:21 pm

» Cabbage Pie
by Luke Allen 1/15/2021, 5:18 am

» Don't forget to visit www.squarefootgardening.org
by SFGHQSTAFF 1/14/2021, 10:16 am

» Article: Plan Next Year's Garden
by Dunkinjean 1/13/2021, 8:38 pm

» N&C Midwest—January February 2021
by Scorpio Rising 1/13/2021, 6:21 pm

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by OhioGardener 1/13/2021, 1:05 pm

» 2021 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 1/12/2021, 7:14 pm

» The SFG Journey-Johnson Su Bioreactor for composting, No turning
by has55 1/9/2021, 4:20 am

» The SFG Journey-Square foot milk carton beds
by has55 1/8/2021, 12:29 pm

» Compost Types-
by Scorpio Rising 1/6/2021, 10:58 pm

» Growing Kale
by markqz 1/2/2021, 9:05 pm

» Returning member
by sanderson 1/2/2021, 12:21 am

» Quality of Compost
by Scorpio Rising 1/1/2021, 3:47 pm

» Happy New Year!
by AtlantaMarie 1/1/2021, 7:18 am

» Does anyone Winter Sow?
by dixie 12/31/2020, 11:13 am

» Mexican Sunflowers (Tithonia)
by dixie 12/31/2020, 11:09 am

» Green Smoothie!
by dstack 12/30/2020, 7:30 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

rotting zucchine ends

Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty rotting zucchine ends

Post  rita on 6/20/2012, 9:45 pm

my zucchini has some rotting ends, what am I doing wrong, we are very dry in our area, so I watered a couple of times, help!
rita
rita

Posts : 2
Join date : 2012-06-20
Location : nw ohio

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Re: rotting zucchine ends

Post  camprn on 6/20/2012, 9:54 pm

You are probably doing nothing wrong. Sounds like failure to pollinate. Are you seeing bees?

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



rotting zucchine ends WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 58
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Re: rotting zucchine ends

Post  littlejo on 6/20/2012, 9:57 pm

If it's just the very little, new zucchini that is rotting, then it's probably because it was not fertilized. Have you seen bees around the zucchini blooms?

Jo
littlejo
littlejo

Female Posts : 1575
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 67
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty rotting zucchini

Post  rita on 6/20/2012, 10:15 pm

I can't remember bees, but some of them coming on are okay, couple others not, i use compost not any fertilizer
rita
rita

Posts : 2
Join date : 2012-06-20
Location : nw ohio

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Re: rotting zucchine ends

Post  camprn on 6/20/2012, 10:16 pm

If you have no insect pollinators, you may need to do it yourself. There are a few previous threads about hand pollinating.

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



rotting zucchine ends WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 58
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Re: rotting zucchine ends

Post  Triciasgarden on 6/20/2012, 10:59 pm

From what I read, if it is a tiny bit, you can scrape off the rot with your nail and it will harden over and will grow. Don't know if that is a possibility or how bit of an area you have.

I have a question from the others, if a zucchini is growing, wouldn't that show that it was fertilized? I guess I don't understand all of the pollinating stuff.
Triciasgarden
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1632
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 65
Location : Northern Utah

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Sex ed for Veggies!

Post  littlejo on 6/20/2012, 11:23 pm

Zucchini and most squash, pumpkins all have male flowers and female flowers.rotting zucchine ends 601593

The male flowers will have the flower on a thin stem, attached to the main stems.

The female flower will have the flower attached to a baby(zuc,squash,pumpkin,etc)

Embarassed If a bee/bug/human takes pollen from the male flower and put it on the female flower, then the baby will continue to grow.rotting zucchine ends 53366 If no pollination, no baby.

Jo
littlejo
littlejo

Female Posts : 1575
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 67
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Re: rotting zucchine ends

Post  Triciasgarden on 6/21/2012, 11:09 am

I got interrupted here by three grandkids and worded that incorrectly and not completely. I meant to say I
know about pollination but I didn't see how lack of pollination would make a zucchini rot. Since then I found that it indeed could. Most everyone has had an end go rotten. I have had it where the flower is what starts and then it moves up the zucchini. In that instance I have broken off the flower and the zucchini has continued to grow. Someone else had suggested if it is a teeny amount you can scrape off the rotted part with your nail and it would heal itself and continue to grow.
Triciasgarden
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1632
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 65
Location : Northern Utah

Back to top Go down

rotting zucchine ends Empty Re: rotting zucchine ends

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum