How to Deal with Lawn Bugs

Having bug issues with your Lawn?  Insects, Pests and other bugs can be a big problem for homeowners.  Ridgefield Landscaping Pros helps homeowners with lawn maintenance in Ridgefield Connecticut.  If your lawn isn't properly maintained it'll be a nesting ground for bugs of kinds.  Read below for tips for dealing with pests, insects and other types of bugs.

Bugs, Pests and How to Deal with Them
Lawns even when they are looked after and maintained will eventually have pests crawling through them. The majority of them are safe to us, however can be rather annoying when you are trying to enjoy yourself outside. Prior to you beat the gun and go buy pesticides and chemicals there are a couple of techniques you can do to help get ride of them.

Some insects like beetles and yellow coats are drawn to things that smell sweet. Therefore, there are numerous bugs that crawl around your yard and garden eating them. This trick is great at eliminating Japanese beetles that gnaw at your flowers. Take a bowl that you don't mind neglecting side for several days and fill it with beer. The less expensive beer I discover works much better, the odor of beer will draw the bugs to the bowl and they will drink the beer till they fall in. This trick kills the bugs and makes or simple tidy up, merely strain the beer (either to dispose of or reuse) and throw away the insects. Though this technique works do not do this with water this will attract bugs to your lawn. Other simply eco-friendly methods to prevent bugs is spraying peppermint or lemongrass oils. These have scents that will ward off bugs. Spices that are spicy can likewise keep the bugs at bay. Utilizing insects natural opponent is a fantastic method to thin their numbers.

Structure bird and bat homes will welcome these terrific predators will fest on your unwanted guests. In our back yard we have a substantial evergreen that is home to bats throughout the summertime and eat the mosquitoes that hide in the yard around the pond. Establishing bird feeders around your backyard will draw in more birds throughout the day and the bats hunt during the night so the whole day cycle is managing your insect issue. For more dangerous bugs such as yellow jackets and hornets there are bug traps that use vinegar based blends that lure them into the trap.

The traps that I have actually utilized with fantastic success is a brand name called Rescue wasp traps. I would set one up out side the nest at night and then another two about five to ten feet away. Keep in mind when using sprays and establishing traps to do this during the night, other wise you will be handling a hive of angry bugs. Using pesticides will take care of your problem a lot faster, just remember to utilize care. There are numerous brand names out there and many of them are the very same. Try to choose one that is backed by a professional business. If you are not comfy with using chemicals yourself hire a professional they will look after your lawn and notify you when you it will be safe to walk on the turf once again. Bugs can be a big nuisance in a little plan, but taking care of them is simple.

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