Grubs – A Small Pest That Can Devastate Your Lawn

Grubs - A Small Pest That Can Devastate Your Lawn
Grubs – A Small Pest That Can Devastate Your Lawn

You can get the better of grubs, though they’re among the most damaging lawn pests in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans spend millions of dollars a year replacing the lawns that grubs destroy. They’re small, white insects with a brown head curled into a “C” shape.

White grubs live a few inches under your lawn and feed on the roots of your grass. Grubs are the larvae-or “juvenile” stage-of various kinds of scarab beetles, including Japanese beetles, chafers, and June and May beetles.

“When grubs are close to the surface, starlings and crows, as well as moles, shrews and skunks, can be seen digging them up because they’re a food source,” says Bayer Advanced; lawn expert Lance Walheim, who wrote the book “Lawn Care for Dummies.”

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Choosing The Perfect Flowers For Summer

Choosing The Perfect Flowers For Summer
Choosing The Perfect Flowers For Summer

Summer flowers and bedding plants are a great way to instantly add color to your lawn. Summer flowers start appearing in garden centers in the early spring, but you should be careful to plant only after the danger of freezing weather has passed. Summer flowers produce the best results when purchased ready to plant rather than trying to grow them yourself from seeds. Selecting the right summer flowers for your area can be quite a task, especially if you are planting your first flower garden. Here are some suggestions as to which flowering plants may be right for your situation:

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New WORX 2×20, 40V, Trimmer/Edger Packs Dual Lithium Batteries, Plus Premium Features

WORX_40V WG184 String Trimmer 2
WORX_40V WG184 String Trimmer 2

Cordless grass trimmer/edgers need plenty of dependable cutting power and torque, as well as a full complement of features, to efficiently handle the rugged lawn care tasks they are expected to perform. WORX® delivers the goods with a new 40V cordless model featuring two, 20V, 2.0 Ah batteries; exclusive Command Feed™ line advance system; variable-speed trigger; and push-button conversion from trimming to wheeled edging.

The new trimmer/edger is powered by two, removable, 20V MAX Lithium, 2.0 Ah batteries. It is part of the WORX 2x20V Power Module program that combines the performance of two batteries to deliver 40 volts of power.

This new 2x20V Power Module program covers several WORX yard tools. Each tool is bundled with two, 20V, 2.0 Ah batteries; a 60-minute dual port charger; three-year warranty service; and compatibility with the WORX 20V Power Share Program.

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