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Re: Japanese beetles

That's because you were a kind, sensitive, compassionate child and are a
kind, sensitive, compassionate woman. Much like your own offspring may I

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 18 Jul 2003 09:21:53 -0500

>O.K. ya'll....childhood memories.  When I was a kid my dad showed me how to 
>tie a long piece of thread onto a Japanese Beetlebug's leg and then let it 
>go and watch it fly around in circles.  Fascinating for a little 
>kid....until one day the bug's leg came off and I was horrified.  Never did 
>it again.  I always let the bugs go..never hurt them.  When it's leg came 
>off I cried and cried.  I haven't thought about that for YEARS till now.
>Jesse Rene' Bell
>Claremore, OK
>Zone 6
>>From: Tony Veca <romans8@comcast.net>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Japanese beetles
>>Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 17:35:12 -0700
>>on 7/17/03 10:28 AM, Pamela J. Evans wrote:
>>handle our heat
>>Are you kidding!!!! They're about indestructible. I remember when I was a
>>kid in NJ,  those "buggers" ate everything in site. Roses  were practically
>>stripped. I worked my first summer in an azalea field & they were all over.
>>Touch a bush & they would drop off & burrow in the ground. When they would
>>take off in flight, it sounded like bombers flying over.
>>In CA. they have caught them in traps at the air ports. If they ever get
>>loose there, they would think they died & went to heaven.LOL.
>>We're having fantastico weather here. Mostly mid 80's, 55 - 60 nights. No
>>Tony Veca <><
>>Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
>>Vancouver, WA  USA
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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