the best kept and most beautiful green lawn can quickly
be turned brown by the devastating lawn grub. Many a gardener
has cursed these little grubs after seeing their lawn ruined,
but there is an easy solution to prevent this from happening
to your lawn.
Lawn grubs, grass caterpillars and the larvae of lawn beetles
can cause devastating problems in the lawn by eating both
the grass and grass roots. The damage can very quickly be
noticed by patches of grass or lawn suddenly dying. The
dead grass is easily lifted off the soil in clumps as the
roots have been severed.
Lawn armyworm attacks leaves, stems and seedheads. Their
name relates to the fact that they quite often occur in
large proportions and quickly devour the grass before moving
on to new grass areas.
If you notice lots of grey moths around your lawn, they
are a good indicator that lawn grubs are present.
WHAT TIME OF YEAR
Most lawn grub activity occurs in late spring through summer
to autumn. Adult lawn beetles become active in spring, which
is when they start mating and laying eggs.
HOW TO CONTROL
The good news is that lawn grubs and lawn armyworms are
easy to control. To do this, sprinkle Searles® Lawn Grub
Killer granules over the lawn. They are easy to apply as
they come in a granular shaker bottle and there is no need
||Searles Lawn Grub Killer and Searles Dead Grub are cost-effective broad-spectrum insecticides
that are used to control lawn armyworm, African black beetle
and a variety of other grubs & beetles in lawn and garden
Both products effectively kills lawn grubs before
they destroy your lawn. For best results, start applying early to mid spring, before the
beetle has laid its eggs.
So remember, keep your lawn looking great this year
with Searles® Lawn Grub Killer or Searles® Dead Grub granules.
For ease, look out for our hose-on bottle.
Gardening with Searles from the Searle family.
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