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How to Control Summer's Worst Lawn Killer: Grubs

Grub_ControlOf all the things that could harm your lawn this summer, there is one that you should especially keep an eye out for: grubs. These pests can do quite some damage to your lawn, and it’s not always easy to tell whether or not your lawn has them. And by the time you discover that they’re present in your lawn it may be too late. Learn about the warning signs of a grub-infested lawn and how Weed-Pro can help prevent it overall!


The Problem

Grubs are the larvae form of many insects such as Japanese beetles. These insects can lay eggs in your lawn, which is how the grubs initially there. Grubs themselves don’t necessarily do a lot of damage to your lawn, but the real danger comes when the hatch. When hatched, they start feeding on the roots of the grass. This prohibits water from being soaked up and makes the lawn easy to pull up. Grubs are also a favorite food of rodents such as raccoons and skunks, so if your lawn has grubs you can expect rodents around to dig and do some damage as well. Read more about grubs and the warning signs here.

The Solution

Unfortunately there aren’t any easy ways to get rid of grubs. Once you have them, the only option may be to replant your lawn. That’s why it’s best to stop the problem before it happens! Weed-Pro offers a grub preventive that is guaranteed to eliminate any grub and insect activity with just one application. If applied in time, this will stop grubs from doing any damage to your lawn and keep insects from laying any more eggs there as well. Our certified and trained technicians will follow up with you to ensure that the treatment is working properly and will also retreat any areas if necessary. Read more about the process here.

For more information about how to prevent grub damage or to learn about your options for rehabilitating a lawn with existing grub damage contact us at Weed-Pro today! You can also click below to get a FREE estimate on our grub preventive treatment!

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