Lawn Pests

AMERICAN LAWN GUIDE

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Army Worms which infest our lawns are in fact not a worm at all, but are instead the caterpillar of a moth. They are around 1 to 2 inches in length, and their life cycle involves feeding on grass blades and...
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Billbugs are often known as a great problem for causing damage to both lawns and plants. It is when Billbugs are in their larval stage that they feed on the roots of the sod and create the greatest damage,...
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Ants can occasionally get out of control in home lawns when they swell to huge numbers with a multitude of nests which can spread through lawns and surrounding pathways. The control of ants in home lawns is...
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While there are many species of mites which live in lawns and gardens and cause no harm whatsoever, and with many which provide beneficial and natural control of other pests, there are three main types of mite...
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Cutworms can be a very similar problem to Army Worm, both are caterpillars of a moth, which feed on our lawns leaf, and both leave a trail of destruction that can be devastating for the homeowner or lawn...
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Fire ants are a major cause of concern to everyone who experiences them in their yards, even worse are when these little nasties sting, creating an immense amount of pain and swelling in their victims. Fire...
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The Japanese Beetle is an introduced pest in North America which is now one of the greatest problem pests in both lawns and gardens, and creating an enormous amount of damage wherever it goes. Controlling...
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Leafhoppers are a small flying insect which are often never seen, any damage caused is so minimal that it is generally unnoticeable, and overall there is hardly never any need to control them. The size of the...
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Mole Crickets really are one of those special types of creatures which are extremely unusual in their appearance. They are between 1 - 2 inches long and have what appear to be hands that look just like those...
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Moles can become a terrible nuisance to the homeowner when their beautiful sod is suddenly and quickly torn up by Moles. The Moles will most often dig many tunnels under the lawn and to the surface of the...
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Parasitic Nematodes are small worm type creatures which can enter the bodies of many lawn pests, feeding on the pest from the inside until it dies very quickly within a short period of time. Because they are a...
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Ticks are without a doubt a major menace to both people and pets. The tick is responsible for the very effective spread of many highly dangerous diseases which in some cases can cause extreme illness or even...
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White grubs are a real problem in many lawns, they are capable of causing great damage as they feed on the roots of lawns during the peak growing season for turf grass. Some white grubs can be one of the most...