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pmarie
Is it too late for me to replant--if not the winter squashes, at least some zucchini & cucumbers?
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I live in usda zone 8b; for whatever reason(s) my cucurbits basically failed--we've had an extremely wet summer, but would that have mattered?  

It's unfortunate, but I can't tell when you posted this question. It is Sept. 11, and I live in the same zone. It is definitely too late to replant this year. Extremely wet and cool summers are not the best for cucurbits. I planted both pickling and early maturing cucumbers. They are already beginning to yellow and stop producing. I have harvested just a couple of small batches of pickling cukes and just four of the salad cukes. On the other hand, I've had better luck with yellow crook neck squash (yellow zucchini) and patty pan squash. They are still producing but probably not for long, as the days grow shorter and cooler. We'll keep our fingers crossed for next year.

 

 

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