The Rusted Garden: Identifying Male and Female Squash Flowers and How to Hand-Pollinate (2:38)

There are male and female squash, zucchini, and cucumber flowers. The female flowers have little baby squash on them — but if the flower doesn’t get pollinated, the squash will grow a bit and die off. Sad. Here is a basic introduction to male and female squash flowers and hand-pollination.