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Old 07-09-2009, 04:28 PM   #11
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Was it the official Red Ryder BB Gun?
You'll shoot your eye out kid! :)

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Old 07-10-2009, 12:13 AM   #12
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Was it the official Red Ryder BB Gun?
You'll shoot your eye out kid! ...
HA!! That's exactly what I thought!

I can't help with the grasshoppers but if aphids are a problem, buy some ladybugs (or order them) and spray them down with Mountain Dew so they can't fly and they'll eat your aphids plus, PETA can't complain about soda that washes off after a couple of rains.
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:11 AM   #13
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Gather them up, fry in hot oil with a bit of red pepper flakes till crispy.
Toss in chives, sesame oil and fresh garlic.

cheap protein!
Be sure to do that in the garden so the other grasshoppers can see what will happen if they hang around!
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Old 07-10-2009, 03:59 PM   #14
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When I was a kid I used to shoot em with my BB gun!!

Me too!!
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Old 07-25-2009, 04:24 PM   #15
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In places where they were a problem, I'd go out with a pair of scizzors and cut them in half. And I can be squeemish when it comes to stuff like that. Ask the LDS church and many other settlers out west. One or two hungry ones can absolutely destroy a garden over-night. Allow them to reproduce and entire cultures can go without food for a season.
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