[gardeners] Re: Bastrop Gardening and OT stuff

bsk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Fri, 21 Jan 2000 10:34:47 -0600

Lets hope for a rainy spring!
If it rains at the right time the moisture will kill off most of the incubating
grasshoppers! Something to do with rotting fungus and stuff.

zone 7a
aka " Ranchmama "
----- Original Message -----
From: "Allen and Judy Merten" <jbmerten@swbell.net>

>     Same here with the grasshoppers. We have had the 3rd mild winter
> in a row. Last summer the grasshoppers were a plague. They would get
> on the birdfeeders and eat the sunflower seeds that I put out for the
> birds. I kept hoping for a flock of seagulls.
>     Allen
>     Bastrop Co., SE Central Tx.
>     Zone 8, where we have been setting record highs all month - 88*
> tops so far