Eggs on my tomato plant?


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Huge gardening rookie! I've got no idea what these are. They don't look like aphids to me nor do they seem to harm the plant yet.

Also - any thoughts on getting calcium to a squash plant having trouble holding fruit?
 
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Huge gardening rookie! I've got no idea what these are. They don't look like aphids to me nor do they seem to harm the plant yet.

Also - any thoughts on getting calcium to a squash plant having trouble holding fruit?
Those aren't eggs. Those are aerial roots, completely natural and normal for a tomato plant. I don't know what those little black bugs are but just to make sure I would spray prophylactically with a spinosad-based insecticide. Please send pics of your squash. It probably isn't a deficiency at all. It is probably poor or a lack of pollination.
 
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Those aren't eggs. Those are aerial roots, completely natural and normal for a tomato plant. I don't know what those little black bugs are but just to make sure I would spray prophylactically with a spinosad-based insecticide. Please send pics of your squash. It probably isn't a deficiency at all. It is probably poor or a lack of pollination.
Thank you so much chuck! That makes sense, I was very concerned with the sudden bugs too (none of my other nearby plants have them). As for teh squash I will send a picture when I can but I was getting a ton of female blossoms that would barely begin to grow, get brown/black at the end, and wither. I still got 4 viable ones though that grew just fine despite having a withered flower at the end.

Also, the bush beans I have in between them are doing just fine if that provides any more context.
 
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Thank you so much chuck! That makes sense, I was very concerned with the sudden bugs too (none of my other nearby plants have them). As for teh squash I will send a picture when I can but I was getting a ton of female blossoms that would barely begin to grow, get brown/black at the end, and wither. I still got 4 viable ones though that grew just fine despite having a withered flower at the end.

Also, the bush beans I have in between them are doing just fine if that provides any more context.
What you said about the squash perfectly describes a lack of pollination
 

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