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Beginner Gardening: Cicadas

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Sailstheseas
Staten Island, NY
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2013
9:56 AM

Post #9509033

How much danger are gardens in for when the cicadas come out in the Northeast?
I'm planting up my own storm!! Thanks,
Carol =^.^=__?

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themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

May 6, 2013
7:35 AM

Post #9510293

Hi Carol. here is some info for you on the emergence of the 17 year cicada re garden damage. The major damage comes during breeding and the worst damage is to young.new trees.

http://insects.about.com/od/insectpests/f/cicadadamage.htm

http://www.learn2grow.com/problemsolvers/insectsanimals/insectdamagecontrol/donthatecicada.aspx

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