What can you use to kill grub worms?

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Grub worms can be killed by both natural methods and by purchasing grub worm treatments. Natural methods include applying milky spores or neem oil to the affected area or adding nematodes to the soil. Purchased treatments include Dylox, Merit and Mach-2.

Grub worms are the larvae of various beetles, such as the Japanese beetle and masked chafer. They form cocoons in June and emerge in August as full grown beetles. Grub worms not only damage the lawn but invite other unwelcome wildlife to the area. Late summer to early fall is the time most damage occurs and the best time for treatment. Grub worms cut off grass plant roots, making the grass more susceptible to lack of rain. Visible brown patches are the first sign of grub worm infestation.

Grub worms are smaller and closer to the surface during the fall. This is when they do most of their damage and is also the best time to apply treatment. Dylox is the most effective insecticide for treatment during this period, killing the pests before they can lay their eggs and addressing the problem of any hatchlings.

Natural methods work both as repellents and as treatments. Natural treatments are environmentally safe and generally less expensive than purchased pesticides.

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Contact your local garden store and ask them for the "Diazanon alternative" (because Diazanon is no longer legal) Then, the time to apply would be 14 days after peak numbers
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One of the best ways to get your grub infestation under control is to use Milky Spore. Milky Spore will only kill the grubs and is simple to use.
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Spray-N-Grow makes a natural garden pesticide for killing grub worms. It is called "Grub Beater" It is safe and its contents are derived from the neem tree. It will eliminate
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How to Kill Grub Worms
If you have grub worms as a constant pest in your yard, you are not alone. Grub worms, also known as June beetles, are a common nuisance that can cause severe damage to your plants and grass. Aside from causing damage, they also attract other pests... More »
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