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    Your garden is an intricately balanced ecosystem. If an aspect falls out of balance, it may have a profound effect on the health and look of the rest of your garden. Your lawn is no different – and unfortunately disease can strike in the blink of an eye.
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Garden Pest Control

Effective Garden Pest Control To Manage Common Infestations

Garden pest control
is essential to ensure a lush green lawn and healthy plants. The best time for garden pest control is during the transition period from spring to summer and also when a problem is identified.

Some of the pests that can destroy a lawn within days to weeks are briefly described below. If any of these pests are present in your garden call in the help of garden pest control experts such as LawnSafe immediately.

Cutworm

If you remove excess thatch, apply the correct fertilizer combination and water the lawn regularly, the cutworm infestation will not be one of your biggest threats. Cutworm infestation can be spotted by looking at the grass blades. If the blades are chewed your lawn is most probably infested.

White Grubs

Grubs live in the root systems of plants and cause severe damage over a short period. Unfortunately not easy to spot because they live beneath the grass blades, they often destroy large patches of lawn before one notices them. You have to dig up patches of lawn to find them. General browning of grass is one of the signs to look for. Proper fertilization and regular watering of the lawn can help to prevent infestation.

Bill Bugs

Bill bugs love to create havoc and are present in most grass types. Brown patches are indications of bill bug infestation. The brown patches may grow larger with time. Once again, fertilization and watering can help to prevent infestation. If it however, has already taken a hold, you should get the help of garden pest control experts. Mowing the grass blades too short will create the perfect environment for them. As such adjust the mower height to ensure that you don’t cut off more than a third of the grass blade length.

Moth Infestations

Easy to spot because of chewed grass, moth infestations are less serious than for instance, bill bugs, but nevertheless require attention. Remove excess thatch. Also apply fertilizer and water the garden more regularly. In addition, use pesticide in the correct mix and amount to get rid of the moths.

Contact us today to help you with effective garden pest control.


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