Prevention Is The Best Method

Grubs are the white or off-white larvae of Japanese Beetles and June Bugs. These ¼" to 1 ½" long bugs work under the surface destroying turf’s roots. So, by the time you see signs of grubs, much of the damage has already been done. As few as six grubs per square foot can cause quite a bit of damage in your lawn. They can be one of the most destructive lawn pests unless they are detected early and treated properly.

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How Do You Know Grubs Have Been At Work?

Here are some of the signs:

Treating For Grubs

Prevention is, by far, the most effective treatment for grubs. New generation insecticides are applied in the summer during the egg-laying stage and offer one full year of guaranteed continuous protection. Call today if you suspect your lawn may have a grub problem. We will be glad to evaluate your lawn and help you decide the best course of action. Green Planet can apply a guaranteed preventative treatment to control these devastating insects before they can cause damage to your lawn.

Aeration Should Be Part of Everyone's Lawn Program

On scale of 1 to 10, core aeration rates an 10 for improving your turf quality. Lawns can be aerated anytime throughout the growing season. Spring, Summer and Fall all offer their own unique advantages. The benefits of aeration are so clear that it's a standard practice used on all golf courses across the country. The benefits begin immediately and last for months.

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What Is Aeration?

Aeration is the process of making thousands of small holes in the turf. These holes allow air, water and fertilizer to reach the root zone more efficiently resulting in new growth and increased root development.

Save Up To 25% On Your Water Bill

Water is able to get down to the root zone more efficiently where it is absorbed and not lost to evaporation in the thatch layer.

Reduces Thatch

Aeration speeds thatch breakdown by mixing the soil from the cores that are pulled to mix with the thatch.

Creates Deeper, Healthier Roots

Aeration creates thousands of small growth pockets which attract the grass roots.

Loosens Hard, Compacted Soils

Aeration decompresses your soil by allowing room for the soil to expand while, at the same time, creating a looser structure for the roots.

Mole Control

If you see ridges of dead or dying grass or mounds of dirt throughout your yard, this is certain evidence of a mole invasion. Moles can do more than make a mess of your lawn and garden.

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Mole ridges, mounds and tunnels are unsightly on lawns and can be disruptive to the root systems of landscape and garden plants. In addition, moles are known to tunnel under driveways or slab foundations thereby weakening the underlying structure causing damage that can run into the thousands of dollars. It is always better to stop moles before the damage has been done.

If you are like most homeowners, you are probably confused by all of the conflicting advice on mole control. The mole's primary food source are earthworms, so trying to control white grubs and lawn insects is no protection from mole activity. In fact, many chemicals and home remedies, including castor oil, sonic devices and grub controls, are not only ineffective when dealing with moles, but they allow the animals time to establish and become real problems.

We use a product called Talpirid which is a mild toxin specifically designed to kill moles. Since the mole’s main food source is the earthworm, Talpirid is designed to have the exact look, feel and scent of an earthworm. The Talpirid worm is placed directly into the mole tunnels where it mimics the mole’s natural food source. The moles will feast on the Talpirid earthworm and then it’s “Bye Bye” moles within 24 to 48 hours.

Mosquito Control

With present mosquito controls, the solution is temporary at best. Citronella candles, smelly repellants, zappers and torches all do a poor job of controlling mosquitoes.

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Fortunately, Green Planet has developed a preventative season long solution that will reduce mosquitoes in your yard. This program targets mosquitoes where they live and breed from the perimeter of your house to the property lines around your yard.

The applications involve 4 seasonal sprays to the perimeter of your property, in and around the trees and shrubs, and under the decks and against the house. These sprays target hiding spots where mosquitoes congregate waiting to feed on you and your family. These applications will make your property undesirable for mosquitoes to hang around, greatly reducing the amount of mosquito encounters each day.

Let Green Planet keep your yard free of mosquitoes this summer so you and your family can get back to enjoying all those fun outdoor activities again.
With our Lawn & Tree Care treatments, your property will be the envy of the neighborhood!
Give us a call and together, we’ll send these pests packing.

For more information on Green Planet's lawn maintenance and tree care services:

Call 810-742-5555, or contact Green Planet Lawn & Tree Care online.

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