type of gourd resistant to mosaic disease & cucumber beetle?

San Antonio, TX

Last year I grew birdhouse gourds and LOVED it! But, my plants got the mosaic disease and cucumber beetles that i couldn't or didn't do the right things get rid of. Is there a 'version' of gourds that resist disease and aren't a magnet for cucumber beetles?
Thank you in advance for the info!

Crossville, TN

I wish I knew the answer...perhaps someone will come along that knows...Jo

Saint David, AZ(Zone 8a)

Supposedly both radishes and nasturiums repel the cucumber beetles. You might give that a try. I tend to plant a few radishes with about everything cuz they come up so quickly that then I can remember where I planted stuff.
Kathy

Crossville, TN

Kathy...that's a wonderful idea!! Jo

Mesilla Park, NM

I wonder if we sprayed them with messenger at the seedling stages if that would make them more disease resistant?

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