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How to get rid of grubs in the garden?
You can also use neem oil for grubs in the garden. It is very popular among organic gardeners being a natural and healthy pest control home remedy. Make a natural grub repellent spray by combining 2 tablespoons of neem oil, 2 teaspoons of liquid soap, and a gallon of water.
What are grubs and how do they harm plants?
Grubs harm plants by attacking roots, stems, leaves or fruit. They can be difficult to eradicate from lawns, gardens and flower beds. Control in planter boxes is easier due to the ease of replacing soil, and it can be done without the use of potentially harmful pesticides.
Do pesticides kill grubs?
Most people reach for pesticides to kill grubs, which is a bit of overkill. We say it is overkill because you have to avoid chemicals as much as possible to keep from destroying beneficial garden life such as butterflies and bees. Instead, go for natural alternatives which will get the job done while saving useful garden or lawn fauna.
What is the best fertilizer to kill grubs?
Answer 4: I have been very successful controlling grubs by using only organic fertilizer once in the fall and once in late winter, says another reader. Synthetic fertilizers tend to kill beneficial nematodes. The best fertilizer I have found (I have tried a lot) for lawns is Plant Tone.