beneficial nematodes

t_d_harvey(7)July 24, 2014

From looking at my grass, I do not see a big problem with grubs. However while pulling some weeds a few weeks back, I did notice a couple of grubs. I wouldn't say I have a problem, but has anyone used nematodes and do you think I would benefit as a precautionary method?

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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Lawns can tolerate a certain number of grubs. Dig up a square foot of grass where you think they might be an issue. If you find more than a dozen grubs, then get some BN.

Or if you want you can use them as a precaution. Be sure the soil is very wet when you apply. They need a film of moisture to move around.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2014 at 1:33AM
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Thanks dchall, don't think I have a problem, but may be worth it to do it as a precaution since they are rather inexpensive.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2014 at 11:53AM
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botanicalbill(9b SWFlorida)

from what I understand 'milky spore' works well as a precautionary method.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 1:51AM
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