Lawn Pests & Control

White Curl Grubs

White Curl Grubs

White Curl Grubs can be responsible for a lot of damage occurring to all lawn types as they feed on the roots of the grass. The earliest damage will appear as patches of turf which seem to be dying off with an appearance of the drying out of the lawn’s leaf. As the damage progresses and the area enlarges in size, the lawn will be able to be pulled up from the soil. This occurs as the lawn… Read more

Black Lawn Beetle in Buffalo Lawn

Black Lawn Beetle in Buffalo Lawn

Black Lawn Beetle in Buffalo Lawn

Black Lawn Beetle can be a problem for owners of all lawn types, including Buffalo grass lawns like SapphirePrestige & Palmetto. A native of Africa, the Black Lawn Beetle goes through various life stages, each of which can cause at least some damage to our lawns. But with this possible damage also comes benefits.

In every case where the homeowner has… Read more

Army Worms

Army Worms

Army worms are another type of lawn pest which are commonly referred to as lawn grubs, these worm infestations can pose a threat to all lawn types if left untreated. This caterpillar of the Spodoptera mauritia moth, is most prevalent throughout the warmer months of the year, and repeat infestations can occur.

The damage caused by Army Worms is most obvious by the speed at which damage occurs, as the caterpillars form very large… Read more

Too Many Birds on my Lawn

Too Many Birds on my Lawn

Why do Birds love my lawn

Wild birds are natural and wonderful guests to have visit our homes and gardens. In fact, if we have birds regularly visiting our gardens, it’s fair to say we’ve done something right in their care.

Birds destroying lawns

While birds foraging on lawn is quite natural, they can become a pest when they develop a slightly unnatural fascination. With the result being that they dig into lawn and… Read more

Ants on grass

How to Kill Ants in Lawns

The Destructive Nature of Ants

Ants can be quite destructive to all lawn types once their numbers begin to get out of control and in plague proportions. Their damage can then transfer to paving and other areas around the home. While many attempts are often made to kill ants with little success, it can be achieved by utilising a few different methods.

Ant control and lawn health

Ants prefer lawns which are… Read more

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