Couch lawns and ‘Sir Walter’ lawns less than 12 months old, as well as all varieties of lawns that have been fertilised within the last 6 – 8 weeks, are susceptible to the current threat of lawn grubs in South East Queensland.
If you lawn fits into one of the categories above, then you need to be on the lookout for the tell-tale signs of lawn grub infestation. The image attached, shows what to look out for. Leaves that have been eaten are a prime indication of lawn grubs, so check your lawn for this type of damage today.
Our blog on lawn grubs will give you more information on the signs of lawn grubs and how to treat them.
If you do need to treat your lawn for lawn grubs, make sure that you always follow the instructions on the label carefully. Treatments can be sourced from your local landscape supplier or ordered online through our Lawn Store.
There is a New Treatment product available now, which is completely Environmentally Friendly and Safe called Grub Guard.
All gardeners need to control lawn grub nasties to reduce the detrimental effects they have on lawns and plants. Aphids, bugs, caterpillars, heliothis, leaf hoppers, grasshoppers, thrips and army worm can all be controlled with Grub Guard. It features an easy spray applicator and the 2L pack we supply is enough to treat 150sqm. Send grubs packing with Grub Guard.
Grub Guard is the only product currently on the market that can be used as a preventative treatment against lawn grubs. Containing the active ingredient Esfenvelerate, a broad-spectrum insecticide toxic to most insects, but less toxic to birds and of minimal toxicity to mammals. It’s safer to use than any other pest control product. In addition it also prevents some damage to your foliage, as it can be applied when the moths appear, prior to the actual attack.
Note: There’s a great video on the topic of Lawn and Army Worms at the Love Your Lawn website.