Grasshoppers causing damage
Tyler, TX — Hot and dry weather means more grasshoppers. It seems they are everywhere this summer and if you're already sick of them you will see they'll be around for a while.
Grasshoppers are among the most damaging pests in Texas.
These chirping and hopping pests are attacking crops, trees and gardens. During spring and throughout August is when they feed and lay eggs.
Recent drought, hot and dry weather have attracted grasshoppers. They are known to damage your garden, and if you seek grasshopper control treatment, it can cost a lot money.
Hayfields and brush are vulnerable to grasshoppers and good amount of rainfall can make them go away.
Experts say, one way to control grasshopper population is to eliminate brush piles.
Expect to see large amounts of grasshoppers through Fall.