Chafer Grub and Leatherjacket management in domestic lawns.
Issues relating to lawn damage from populations of these damaging grubs seem to be increasing and this article sets out to understand the environmental factors influencing this and what might be done to control the problems. Lawn conditions that encourage or support grass eating grubs Moss and Thatch: It is considered that mossy lawns or […]
Lawn Damage by Leather Jackets, Daddy Long Legs and Crane Fly
Most of us know what a Daddy Long-leg looks like. This flying insect is harmless enough, but the larvae that comes before it is a major lawn pest. Let’s take a look at dealing with Leather Jackets in your lawn. Lifecycle of a cranefly Before it becomes a flying insect, the crane fly is a […]
Lawn ants can be a real nuisance, let’s take a look at what can be done to reduce their numbers. Ants, like bees, live in a colony. An ant colony is made up of one or more fertile, egg-laying females and many hundreds, if not thousands of worker ants. The job of the queen, once […]