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RE: Cicada invasion...

Bonnie: No, you don't have to save any...I just want my kids to know the
joy of that sound...gillions of insects all buzzing and doing their
business...it's been a long time here since we had the 17 year invasion
and I can still remember how it sounds. It's like the air is alive!
Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Mon 05/17, Bonnie & Bill Morgan < wmorgan972@ameritech.net > wrote:
From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan [mailto: wmorgan972@ameritech.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 00:00:04 -0400
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Cicada invasion...

Melody, they are predicting a few million in the Miami Valley. Would
you<br>like me to save a few of the exoskeletons to send you? And
actually, they<br>pretty much do emerge about the same time in the same
region. We have<br>annual cicadas every year, but I remember a year
where they seemed to be<br>everywhere--about 17 years ago.
<br><br>Blessings,<br>Bonnie (SW Oh - zone 5)<br><br>-----Original
Message-----<br>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf<br>Of Melody<br>Sent:
Sunday, May 16, 2004 11:23 PM<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re:
[CHAT] Cicada invasion...<br><br>I know...they don't all hatch out all
over the country at the same<br>time...but I'm hoping a few might wander
over this way. Plus there's a<br>lot of TV coverage nationwide, so they
should get some good media<br>coverage, anyway.<br><br><br>Melody, IA (Z
5/4)<br><br>&quot;The most beautiful thing we can experience is the
mysterious.&quot; <br>--Albert Einstein<br><br> --- On Sun 05/16, cathy
carpenter &lt; cathyc@rnet.com &gt; wrote:<br>From: cathy carpenter
[mailto: cathyc@rnet.com]<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Sun, 16
May 2004 09:38:23 -0500<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cicada
invasion...<br><br>They may not be in IA. There was a big article in our
paper about the<br>&lt;br&gt;cicadas and this particular
&amp;quot;brood&amp;quot; (each brood, or<br>emergence, is
&lt;br&gt;numbered by entomologists...can't remember which<br>number
this one is) &lt;br&gt;will mainly be in the East. The last
big<br>emergence in western IL was in &lt;br&gt;1998, if I
remember<br>correctly.&lt;br&gt;Cathy, IL&lt;br&gt;On Friday, May 14,
2004, at 05:06 AM, Melody<br>wrote:&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; I can't
wait for them! This will be my kids' first<br>experience of the
&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; 17 year cicadas.&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;
Melody, IA<br>(Z 5/4)&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; &amp;quot;The
most beautiful thing we can experience<br>is the
mysterious.&amp;quot;&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; --Albert Einst

ein&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; ---<br>On Fri 05/14, Kitty
&amp;lt; kmrsy@comcast.net &amp;gt; wrote:&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;
From:<br>Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;
To:<br>gardenchat@hort.net&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; Date: Fri, 14 May 2004
00:05:29<br>-0500&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cicada
invasion...&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;<br>Bonnie, no protection
needed - except for your ears. They
won't&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;<br>hurt&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;anything. In fact, I
was surprised you wrote, &amp;quot;this<br>is a very&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;
bad year for&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;Cicada's &amp;quot;. It's a very<br>GOOD
year for them. All you&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; folks that run out
in&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;the<br>middle of the night to stare into the
sky&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; at something far
away<br>like&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;Mars - why wouldn't you want to see
a&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; penomenon<br>happening right
Original Message<br>----- &amp;lt;br&amp;gt;From: &amp;quot;Bonnie
&amp;amp; Bill
Thursday, May 13,<br>2004 10:48 PM&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;Subject: [CHAT]
O.K. The news has been<br>that this is a very bad&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; year
for Cicada's (the 17&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;&amp;gt;<br>year cycle bug that is
VERY LOUD and &lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; that&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; litters
the<br>landscape with its&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;&amp;gt; exoskeletons) in the
Miami Valley<br>&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; of&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt; Ohio. Is there
anything I need to do&amp;lt;br&amp;gt<br><br>;&amp;gt; to protect
trees, shrubs&lt;br&gt;&amp;gt;

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