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Old 03-25-2009, 01:14 PM
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Lime for killing grubs?

I have a mole infestation. Well, actually a grub infestation. I have heard that lime will kill the grubs. Anyone know what kind of lime to use? Where do i get it?
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Old 03-25-2009, 01:21 PM
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I have a mole infestation. Well, actually a grub infestation. I have heard that lime will kill the grubs. Anyone know what kind of lime to use? Where do i get it?
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This is a joke, right?
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Old 03-25-2009, 01:23 PM
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Lime will not kill grubs, unless you smother them with it.

A old professor of mine used to say a core aerator will kill grubs too but it's not practical.
A licenced individual would use Merit (Imedacloprid) to kill grubs as they hatch in July- August or Dylox if they are discovered late.
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Old 03-25-2009, 01:32 PM
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Lime will not kill grubs, unless you smother them with it.

A old professor of mine used to say a core aerator will kill grubs too but it's not practical.
A licenced individual would use Merit (Imedacloprid) to kill grubs as they hatch in July- August or Dylox if they are discovered late.
garydale, I think this thread is just a rainy day set-up by someone who's r-e-a-l-ly bored.
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Old 03-25-2009, 02:06 PM
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i hear naplam works well on grubs also... takes the food source away no food no grubs
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Old 03-25-2009, 03:23 PM
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get rid of the moles.....If you get rid of the moles,...the grubs go away.
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Old 03-25-2009, 03:34 PM
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I think he must be talking about that new combo product (lime w/merit as the carrier)!

What a goof ball!
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Old 03-25-2009, 03:48 PM
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garydale, I think this thread is just a rainy day set-up by someone who's r-e-a-l-ly bored.

I was going to say the same thing!
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Old 03-25-2009, 04:29 PM
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I wish it were true...but......no
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Old 03-25-2009, 05:03 PM
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Even if it did kill Grubs, it would also raise soil pH too high. What's wrong with GrubEx?
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