Even 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 DAMAGE
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 for spraying.
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 situations.

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.
Happy Gardening with Searles from the Searle family.

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