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English Name

Grasshopper

Harmful

Type

Trap

To trap grasshoppers, bury a sixteen-ounce coffee can up to its edge in the garden. Fill the can almost to the top with a solution made of 1 part molasses and 9 parts water. Grasshoppers are attracted to it and drown.



Did you know?

Beneficial insects are attracted to your garden by coreopsis, feverfew, and sweet alyssum.