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17 year cicadas are back!!!!!

nuchdig

LawnSite Member
Location
oh
How will you cope this season with the upcoming invasion of the cicadas? our local entymology staff estimated 5 billion will be flying around.
 

Lawn Dog2001

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
South Carolina
yes they were all over here in 02. They dont really bother me. Ugly suckers, I can say that. I remember mowing a lawn and looking down at my shirt to notice I had about four attached to me. :eek: Harmless, but enough to make you jump.:blob3:
 

65hoss

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
Memphis, TN
I forgot, it was last summer or the one before here. Dang they were loud. In some places I could hear them over the mower.
 

impactlandscaping

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
Morgantown, WV
We have a large yard with several mature maples and oaks, and when those suckers started dying, they were 4-6" deep around the base of the trees.We had a solid week of rain after that. They smelled worse than garbage on a hot day lying there rotting around the trees. I would hit them w/ the Z and throw 'em 40-50 feet in all directions.They also make great bass bait...mmm mmmm mmmm...<a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/16/16_3_133.gif' border=0></a>
 

geogunn

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
TN
I think this is the year we are due in my area!

I enjoy them. they mess up your windshield but the fishing is fantastic!!!

GEO
 


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