Article provided by: Lawn Care Minneapolis
Grubs eat grass. They love to dig into the nitrogen balls and feed on your yard. Law Care Minneapolis targets beetle larvae at the crucial time in their life, offering superior grub control.
What are grubs?
Grubs are beetle larvae. They thrive on grass roots. This causes your yard to die over time while allowing their population to thrive until your yard can no longer sustain them.
White grubs are one of the most destructive insects that can infest your lawn. They offer unparalleled destruction. Meanwhile, there is no way to predict if your yard will be a target or how bad the resulting damage will be.
When do I know that my yard is infested with grubs?
Grub damage starts to show in late summer and early fall after beetles have time to rise from the ground, eat, and lay eggs. Wet years are particularly favorable to these critters.
The appearance of small and unusual dead spots requires further investigation. Thinning and dead grass in small and large patches signify an underlying issue. Peel back the sod if you suspect insect damage.
If animals such as raccoons and birds move in and start tearing up your yard, you may have a problem. Beetle larvae are a source of nutrition for, even becoming a delicacy for humans in some parts of the world. They are a source of protein.
If any of these situations becomes apparent, peel back your dead grass. The most visible sign of an infestation is a distinctive C shaped slug just beneath the sod.
How do you control grubs?
Insecticides and other products are available to get rid of grubs. You need to make sure that anything you put on your yard will not harm you, your family, or your pets. Check the active ingredients to make sure that your products are not dangerous.
Our professionals stand ready to help with any grub problem. We know the bet products to use and when to use them. Control requires understanding the beetle lifecycle. Small infestations might not require insecticides at all.
Knowing what to apply and when is the key to protecting one of your most valuable assets. A professional landscaper will adequately control the problem, treating your yard as their own. We take pains to limit damage, get rid of the larvae, and regrow your grass.
Grub control in Minneapolis
Since founding Lawn Care Minneapolis 45 years ago, we eradicated many infestations. From product use to prevention, we take care of every potential issue. Every professional in our company works hard to find and eliminate the source of your dead grass.
Your lawn improves your home value by up to ten percent. That amount is not insignificant. Trust our professionals to provide the best service possible when protecting this value.
Grubs are an enormous problem and we pack a powerful punch. If you suspect that you have a white grub problem, we are ready and willing to help. Get in touch today to schedule a consultation and receive a free quote.