Bugs in the Lawn Articles

What is Winterizing a Lawn?

What is Winterizing a Lawn?

Cool air and soil temperatures suspend normal turf growth – a type of hibernation until warmer temperatures arrive in the spring. However not everything is on hold until the next warm spring day. Some weeds and fungus can thrive in the cooler temperatures. Winterizing your lawn is necessary to take care of the fungus and weeds that can attack your lawn during the winter months. I use granular fertilizers high in Potassium and strong liquid herbicides to “Winterize” your lawn.

Chinch Bugs Exposed

Chinch Bugs Exposed

Chinch bugs are small, fast and good at hiding. This video gives shows what to look for when searching for chinch bugs in a St Augustine turf grass lawn.

Lawn Moths/Sod Webworms

Lawn Moths/Sod Webworms

Lawn moths are little tan or white small moths  you see fly around in shady areas of your St Augustine turf grass lawn when you walk through the lawn.

What are Those Little Green Worms Hanging from Oaks Trees?

What are Those Little Green Worms Hanging from Oaks Trees

You are walking along fiddling with your phone and BAM!, you walk into a caterpillar hanging by a silk like thread from an Oak tree – not exactly a highlight of your day. What are these aerial assault caterpillars and are they a problem to you or the tree?

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