Lawn Damaging Insects


Chinch Bugs in Michigan Lawns

Chinch Bugs in Michigan Lawns

Throughout August we have been seeing quite a few different lawns with chinch bug activity.  These tiny insects can cause extensive damage to the lawn when they feed on grass.  If your lawn appears to be struggling even with regular watering, chinch bugs could...

Proper Grub Control Can Save Your Yard

What Are Grubs? Grubs are the larvae form of a beetle, sometimes called a white grub, june bug, or other kind of beetle. The c-shaped pale insects feed on the roots of grass and can cause the grass to die. The brown dead patches can be large or small, depending upon...
What is ripping up my beautiful lawn?

What is ripping up my beautiful lawn?

If you have lawn damage that looks like this, then you probably have a skunk for a neighbor… Every year we get calls from people who wake up one morning to find that their once beautiful lawn has been torn to shreds.  The damage looks like little holes have been...
The Truth About Sod Webworms in Home Lawns

The Truth About Sod Webworms in Home Lawns

The reason why we felt we needed to write a blog post about “The Truth About Sod Webworms” is because of some misleading advertisments from local garden centers encouraging customers to buy insectides to combat sod webworms based on inaccurate information....
Grubs!  Now what?

Grubs! Now what?

This is the time of year where we start getting calls from homeowners asking us to stop by and see why patches of their Michigan lawn is dead or torn up by some type of animal. Well, the damage is almost always caused by grubs. Grubs feed on the roots of your grass...
Grubs!  Now what?

The Fall Grub Season Is Here!

One of our technicians was called to a lawn that was not looking right. He pulled up the turf and this is what he found. Grubs. Everywhere. This is just a quick reminder that the Fall grub season is here. White grubs damage lawns in both the Spring and Fall. Areas...