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These hoppers can chew you out of a garden!

Can you spot the pest? Some insects have such good camouflage it's hard to spot them! This green grasshopper has taken up residence on a basil plant. Grasshoppers can cause huge amounts of damage to crops and home landscapes.

Grasshoppers are chewing insects and will feed on the foliage and flowers of many different plants. Grasshoppers go through several instars (stages of development) before they reach maturity. Organic control of grasshoppers is most effetive when they are treated within the first couple of instars, when they are still small. Once grasshoppers are large they can be very difficult to kill, even with chemical pesticides.

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Soils Alive is an active member of the Agronomy Society of America (ASA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), and Crop Science Society of America (CSSA).

Accredited Business, Better Business Bureau

Soils Alive, Inc. has been a member and accredited business with the Better Business Bureau since 2004. You can find our listing here. We are presently an A+ rated business.

Member, Texas Nursery & Landscape Association

Soils Alive is a member of the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association(TNLA). TNLA is Texas' largest and most prominent green industry advocacy and governance group, and was set up to promote the landscape, nursery and horticulture industry in Texas. 

2014 Super Service Award from Angie’s List

We earned the 2014 Super Service Award from Angie's List. The award reflects consistent high levels of customer service. Check our reviews atAngie's List. We won the 2013 Super Service Award as well.

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Garland, TX 75041
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