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Anonymous added on April 18, 2011 | Answered

How do I get rid of huge, big green grasshoppers (about 50 to 60 mm long) from my vegetable garden? Live in Perth (west Australia).

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Answered on April 19, 2011

Have you considered using need oil? Neem oil is normally watered down pretty heavily due to the fact that it is pretty potent stuff, but a little bit goes a long way. When you use it, I would apply it in the evening, just so the plants get a chance to absorb it before it evaporates. Here is more information on neem oil: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

This article may offer some other suggestions for you as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/grasshopper-control.htm

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