[gardeners] Re: Grasshoppers

Kay Lancaster (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Mon, 15 Jun 1998 21:24:41 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 15 Jun 1998, The Werner's wrote:

> What so grasshoppers do in one's garden? I've got a zillion babies. I can't
> tell what damage they are doing because of what the bunnies are eating. Do
> cutworms eat Strawflower? I'm confused about what is eating my plants.

Cutworms eat plants off at the base.  Bunnies usually eat the whole
plant or just chunks out of the leaves.  Grasshoppers, en masse, will
strip *everything* bare, right down to the stems.

What sort of damage are you seeing?

Kay Lancaster  kay@fern.com