Water wisely. If you have an automated drip irrigation system, make sure coverage is adequate throughout the garden.
Control pests. Some can be deterred with a strong spray from the garden hose every few days. In some cases, the application of insecticidal soap or diatomaceous earth is necessary. Remove squash bugs immediately.
Keep up with your plants as they grow by gently tying them to their supports or encouraging them to twine up trellises.
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