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How to Get Rid of Grubworms


With Grub worms in your grass, nobody would want to spend any amount of quality time there; in fact no one would even care to step inside, for fear of little brown-white worms crawling up their legs. But that should be the least of your worries because these little vermin are not here to run your guests away, even if they are doing an exceptional job of it.

These crawly, dragging scroungers are there to crunch on your grass and snap the roots until there is nothing left but a sorry excuse of a yard.

If you don’t want your beautiful, green yard to become a barren wasteland of failure, then make sure you let these grub worms know that nothing can come between you and your yard, not even their slimy, hungry mouth.

Let’s get to know these grub worm a little more, before moving on to their demise.

What We Need To Know About Grub Worms

The most imperative thing you need to know about grub worms is learning to recognize their presence in your yard. Sure, they’ll crawl up in your food, hands or legs occasionally, but most of us ignore it, thinking of them as some friendly grassy insects. This level of naivety will certainly cost us our yard.

Before that happens, we better learn the signs of the grub worms in our yard. Here are the most obvious ones:

  • If your grass begin to turn brown in patches and pulls out easily then grubs are munching beneath the soil.

  • If you notice that all of a sudden, skunks and raccoons are taking a little too much interest in your yard, then don’t flatter yourself. It is not your exceptional gardening skills but the grub worms that has attracted attention.

  • The grubs are milky white and brown in color and when pocked and prodded, take the shape of a “C”.

  • Overseed your lawn generously in fall and spring so that it grows thick grass by summer time.

White grubs are actually just the larvae of Japanese beetles, June beetles and the masked chafer. These beetles cause some serious damage to the grass by eating all the roots.

Methods to Get Rid Of Grub Worms from Your Yard

  1. Cyonara lawn and Garden RTU

Cyonara lawn and Garden RTU is an all-purpose pesticide that takes care of all the damaging grubs, beetles, and worms in your yard and kills them effectively. It also keeps a control on their re-growth and reappearance. It can be applied on the areas to be treated, or applied generally in order to prevent the grubs’ growth.

  1. Tandem Insecticide

Tandem is a microencapsulated insecticide that is the mortal enemy of the insects, both inside and outside the house.  This insecticide not only kills the culprit on spot, but also provides a long-lasting preventative formula. This broad spectrum insecticide is a nightmare for more than 90 insects. This is a must-have product to keep in your home at all times.

  1. Adonis 2F Insecticide

Adonis 2F Insecticide is a high-end, extremely valuable insecticide that takes care of a large number of outdoor pests. From subterranean termites to the white grub larvae breeding in your yard. You can use this insecticide on turf grass, ornamentals, residential, fruit and nut trees and interior plants cape.

  1. Reclaim It Insecticide

Like the name says, you can easily reclaim your yard back from the tyranny of the grub worms and get rid of them for good. Not only is it a good solution, but Reclaim It Insecticide also acts as a perfect barrier. Pour it around you yard, in cracks and crevices and before you know it, all the insects will be running away from your yard, instead of towards it.

Preventing Grub Worms from Overtaking your Yard

Do not pat yourself on the back once you have gotten rid of the grub worms in your yard, at least not yet. You’ve still a long way to go to ensure that these tiny freeloaders never take the path that leads to your yard, ever again. Here’s what you can do:

  • Pick up any of the insecticide mentioned above and keep it with you. And as soon as the summer begins, spread this insecticide in your lawn to stop the grubs right there and then. The best time is June and July.

  • You can also try milky spore to stop the grubs form happening. However, you’d have to spread it on the lawn several times for effective results.

  • Neem oil is a more natural pesticide that helps in getting rid of grubs. This oil acts as a repellant and keeps the Japanese beetles and rub warms from laying eggs and growing in numbers. It even stops them from feeding when the Neem oil with water is sprayed in the yard.

  • A layer of thatch provides protection to the grub warms and keep the pesticides away from them. So make sure you clear your lawn and dethatch it before spreading pesticides.

  • Grubs are fans of moist soil and sparse grass. To throw them off, infrequently deep water your lawn so that thick turf appears and grubs are forced to look somewhere else to feed.

Try the above tried and tested methods and take care of the grub worm before it takes care of itself and eat your yard to barrenness. For more helpful DIY pest control advice, call the experts at 800-479-6583, email us at askapro@solutionsstores.com or open a live chat with our reps online.

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