View Full Version : Spring Tails

07-02-2009, 01:09 PM
what would you recommend on how to treat spring tails?

07-02-2009, 07:37 PM
you didn't say where the problem is and what kind of springtail you have. since most are small and are hard to notice i will assume they are on cement slabs like front entrances or patios. springtails are more of a nuisance than harmfull. and might not be metioned on most labels
i would do a perimeter spray around the structure with a bifen product. spraying all mulch and up 1 foot up on the structure as well as any cement pads.

ps i use to work in poughkeepsie and lived out on whaley lake

07-02-2009, 08:56 PM
We use Talstar on them rascals. 100% kill.

DA Quality Lawn & YS
07-02-2009, 09:06 PM
I wondered what you are talking about when I read this thread. Googled it, have never seen those things before in my life (or have never taken the time to look)

07-02-2009, 09:19 PM
Hi DA -- Yep, springtails are a nuisance bug. They even get inside buildings. We have two motels that have us spray a couple times a year for them. We spray the perimeter of the buildings as well as about twenty feet out onto the grass. The indoor pest control guys spray inside.