No Thanks
No Thanks



The song of a katydid can be heard summer evenings, and it is from this song that they get their unique name. The males and the females call out to each other, and when the female responds, it sounds like “Katy did, Katy didn't.”

These musical insects are found generally in the eastern United States and in tropical regions. Some katydid populations are dwindling in the tropics due to bats that feed on them. The bats can easily locate the katydids by their shrill songs.

Katydids are closely related to grasshoppers, but the nocturnal insects resemble crickets in their shape. They are usually bright green with leaf-like wings for camouflage purposes.

The katydid isn't really a pest, but they can be a problem for fruit growers and will feed on citrus crops, causing damage. Most gardeners however don't mind trading the minimal plant damage for the song of the katydid on summer nights.


Featured Posts

    Household Rodent Control

    Prevention is the best method to keep rodents out of a house. Ensure all openings to the outside are sealed with proper materials. Keep counters clean, food properly stored, trash sealed, and all of it away from the ground.

    Termite Damage Signs

    Termites can devastate a home. They feed on the products used in construction. Signs of damage are hollowed wood, mud tunnels at the foundation, piles of wings or swarms, blistered paint, and minimal water damage on walls.

    How To Kill Bedbugs

    The first step in controlling bedbugs is finding their hideout. Once located, a plan of action can be enacted. High heat, inescticides, and powders are all good at eliminating bedbugs. Consult a pest control expert for help.