To discourage squash bugs, use a solution of water, onion and garlic. Let the mixture sit in a jug until it smells really strong, then pour the natural pesticide around the base of the squash plants where the bugs seem to congregate. Reapply after a rain
Controlling Squash Bugs: How To Get Rid Of Squash Bugs - Squash bugs are one of the most common pests affecting squash plants, but also attack other cucurbits as well. Squash bug identification is relatively easy to recognize with tips from this article.