Lawn Pests

Nematodes for grubs

Nematodes for Grubs – When and How to Apply

Nematodes are microscopic colorless predatory worms that occur naturally in the soil. Beneficial nematodes hunt down and kill pest insects. They enter an insect larvae through small openings on the body and release a bacteria that attack the pest from within inside, sterilizing it until it dies. Beneficial nematodes pose no threat to humans, pets, …

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A grasshopper

Do Grasshoppers Bite? How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers are popular insects in lawns and gardens. While they appear beautiful as they jump from one place to another, grass hoppers can become destructive to your lawn grasses and other crops in your garden especially when they form swarms. So, do grasshoppers bite? No, grasshoppers don’t bite humans. They may bite when provoked or …

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Grass spider web

Are Grass Spiders Poisonous? How to get rid of Lawn Spiders

Spiders are helpful in controlling insect pests in a yard. They commonly feed on roaches, earwigs, grasshoppers, mosquitoes and flies among others. They create a web to trap their prey or hunt and capture it. So, are grass spiders poisonous? No, grass spiders are not poisonous but venomous. Almost all spiders use venom to immobilize …

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