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Why do marrows go soggy before they've fully grown on the plant?



Welcome, Jenny!
Usually, that's lack of pollination. If bees are in short supply, try taking pollen from the male flowers--the ones without a baby squash at the back--with a brush or Q-tip, and applying it to the female flowers, preferably on a different plant. The best time to do this is in the morning. Good luck!

28 Jul, 2010


Many thanks 'Tugbrethil' for your reply. I asked the question on behalf of a friend who was grateful for the answer and was going to give it a go. Thanks again,

2 Aug, 2010

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