Using Fertilizers and Insecticides
We don’t recommend the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers on your organic squash for several reasons. In the first place, squash mostly require healthy soil to grow well. If you want to fertilize, consider using an organic fertilizer or a compost tea. Additionally, insecticides may kill the bees that squash need to fertilize the flowers and produce fruit.
There are plenty of organic fertilizers available that will grow excellent, healthy plants and not threaten bees and other beneficial insects in your garden.