Lawn trouble? Stop blaming grubs

Stop trying to kill grubs

Stop spending money and energy trying to get rid of grubs.

Grubs are always around but most lawns are not troubled by their grubs.

There are better ways to improve a lawn. Fix the non-grub issues that actually cause most turf trouble.

The grubby facts


You don't really want to know the nitty gritty of grubs. That's OK. The summary on this page is enough. (Or, click here for all the dirty details.)

What you want is a better lawn. You assume grubs are to blame. Yet you probably do NOT have grub trouble.

Two grubs is not a   problem, even if you   find two under   every bit of   sod you dig!

Two grubs is not a problem, even if you find two under every bit of sod you dig!

Powerful ads have demonized the grub. Stop falling for them. That marketing is not aimed to improve your lawn, only to make you buy grub killer. It's a ploy that works, to the tune of $75 to $100 per lawn per year. But 80% of the time, grubs are not the problem.

Powerful ads have demonized the grub. Stop falling for them. That marketing is not aimed to improve your lawn, only to make you buy grub killer. It's a ploy that works, to the tune of $75 to $100 per lawn per year. But 80% of the time, grubs are not the problem.

Here's what to do about grubs and the lawn

  First,


Second,

  • Recognize more common and truly debilitating grass problems: Heat, dry soil, compaction, poor light.
  • Fix those problems.
  • Aeration, water, and fertilizer are the best help you can give a lawn.

 

Third, consider some surprising grub facts.