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These two squash plants are in this pot. I should have transplanted them but I didn't :unsure:. Are they gonna make it? They look great for now...
 

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The pot won't be big enough to handle both of them, its probably not big enough for one of them. I get one out of there and into its own pot ASAP.
 
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These two squash plants are in this pot. I should have transplanted them but I didn't :unsure:. Are they gonna make it? They look great for now...
No way. Plant them in the ground now
 
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Can you plant them in your garden? In my opinion it would be the best solution. Squash is an enormous plant, it needs plenty of room. My mother grows it and believe me, it took over half of her lawn:p
Both of your plants look really healthy, so there is a big chance that they'll survive if you transplant them.
 
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I'll try later today, thanks. I hope they survive :)
I think you will have an easier time of it if you will well water. the soil in the pot and have the hole already dug. I can't tell for sure how far apart the plants are but it looks like about 6". I usually plant my squash about 8" apart but I think instead of trying to seperate the intertwined roots I would plant them together in the same hole. Make the hole substantially wider than the pot but only as deep as the soil in the pot. Mix a couple of handfuls of organic fertilizer with the soil you removed from the hole and pack it down around the sides of the now planted squash
 
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Well, one survived (for now). The other one fell as we were putting them in the hole together. It's under the surviving one.
 
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Living in Bastrop you have plenty of time to plant more seeds..If you really like squash and have room look around for Tatuma
 
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Good to know, because I'm having problems with my okra and I might plant some more :)
Too early for okra. Soil is still too cool. Mine hasn't sprouted and I am warmer than you are
 
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I didn't know. Mine sprouted over a month ago but then it died. Except for one little plant that I transplanted to one of the beds but it's not doing good at all. I'll plant some more this weekend and see if I'm lucky this time. Are you in the Hill Country?
 
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I didn't know. Mine sprouted over a month ago but then it died. Except for one little plant that I transplanted to one of the beds but it's not doing good at all. I'll plant some more this weekend and see if I'm lucky this time. Are you in the Hill Country?
And you planted in the ground or in pots? Yeah, I am outside of a little place called Tarpley about 80 WNW of San Antonio
 
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I started them inside and then transplanted them to the ground.

I've never been to Tarpley. I think Bandera is the closest I've ever been.
 
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I started them inside and then transplanted them to the ground.

I've never been to Tarpley. I think Bandera is the closest I've ever been.
Tarpley isn't really a place, it is a zip code. My place is about 25 miles from Bandera. Okra is not conducive to transplanting but I don't know the reason why.
 
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