Grub worms are just beetles larvae and hence the biggest threat, destroying lawns. The worst time for us would be in August when these lawn grub worms start to surface, destroying mostly the roots. However, as we all know, the best solution sometimes is just preventing these little root eating worms from spreading further and damaging your grass. Keep reading and see my best 4 tips and tricks to get rid of lawn grub worms.
1. Over-seeding your lawn
Over-seeding by spring and early fall are much healthier than overeating. In this case, it can be extremely beneficial for the general health of your lawn. Thus, grubs aren’t just a problem, they will also attract other problems. Hence, by over-seeding your lawn in the spring and early fall, you will get a dense and thick grass these grub worms will find hardly accommodating.
2. A potent weapon is to fertilize your lawn
When it comes to grub worms problems, fertilization the best weapon. The fertilization process itself can be successfully done in two phases to get the maximal efficiency. Thus, the first phase should take place in the fall and the second one in the early spring season. If possible, putting down a layer of leaf mulching after the first phase is ideal, that way you will maximize the fertilizer’s effect during the winter months.
3. You could also kill grubs with beer
Yes, you are not the only one quite fond of beer, these little worms are as well. Don’t worry, you won’t waste a fine beverage. Simply dig a hole big enough to accommodate a plastic container of your selection and pour the stuff in it. After that, all you have to do is wait until the morning.
4. Apply parasitic nematodes
Parasitic nematodes will mostly affect the grubs. These are the most organic and effective way to battle soil pests such as grub worms.