What is the best time to treat for grubs?

Treating in late summer or early fall is ideal, as that is when the smaller, young grubs are most susceptible to nematodes. There is also usually a short window for application in early spring before the grubs get too big and pupate, but that is a narrower window and can be difficult to time properly.

What is the best month to put down grub control?

It is often best to put down grub preventers from April through mid-July when grubs are ready to hatch. If you want to stop grub damage right away, the best time to apply a grub killer to your lawn is when you first see signs of damage.

Can I apply grub B Gone in the rain?

You can wait for a good rain heading your way, and apply the grub control before the rain. That’s your only option if you have a lawn too big to water. The chemical in some grub controls will break down in hot, dry weather. So if you leave the chemical on your lawn and not watered in, it won’t be effective.

Should I apply GrubEX before rain?

Should I Apply GrubEX Before Rain? Applying GrubEX before heavy rain is the only way to skip the watering step altogether. After it rains, make sure that you don’t see any remaining granules poking up through the grass or sitting on top of it.

When should I treat my yard for grub worms?

The best time for treating grub worms is in late summer or early fall while the grub worms are still small and close to the surface. Grub worms are less susceptible to treatment in the spring, as they are too large and no longer feeding. For this reason, insecticides are less effective.

Should I apply GrubEx before rain?

Can I apply fertilizer and grub control at the same time?

According to the Scotts website, only straight fertilizer, with no other ingredients such as pre-emergent herbicides or other pesticides, may be applied at the same time as GrubEx. The site gives no recommendation for mixing straight fertilizer and GrubEx, so it may be wisest to apply one product at a time.

What are signs of grubs in lawn?

Signs of Lawn Grubs Grubs normally strike in mid to late summer and cause brown or yellow spots in your turf. if you have moles, skunks, raccoons, or birds digging around your turf, that can be a sign of grubs.

Can I put GrubEx on a wet lawn?

Yes, you can apply GrubEX to a wet lawn. GrubEX is meant to get wet immediately after being broadcast. This step is critical in the application of GrubEX if it’s going to be effective. However, applying GrubEX to a wet lawn does not mean you can skip the water application step.

Should I apply GrubEx or fertilizer first?

After applying GrubEx to your lawn, you do not have to wait to apply a straight fertilizer. However, you must wait at least one week to apply a combination weed-and-feed control product after applying GrubEx, and two weeks is preferred.