Grasshoppers are Emerging, Ready to Eat
Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director
The ample amount of rainfall these last few weeks has local plants opening their leaves wide in anticipation of sunnier weather. Unfortunately, those leaves are an edible picnic blanket for insects.
Caterpillars, annoying as they may be for gardeners, at least metamorphosis into beautiful butterflies or moths, and take on the task of pollinating the county’s flowers. Grasshoppers, however, do nothing but EAT. Read the full article here!