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moths all over the lawn, should i be concerned?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ant, Sep 11, 2001.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    moths all over the lawn. when i fertilized they realy came out. lawn has a nice stand of grass ,brown in some areas ,i donotthink it the web worm making it brown but a lot of molths i mean a lot!!!!

    MATTHEW LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE OHIO
    Posts: 665

    These little white moths are the adult sod webworms. get down on your hands & knees and look for the typical damage. Don't bother looking for the worms, you probably will not find any. You could apply Dylox if you want to be safe.
  3. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    typical damage (what to look for?
  4. GreenStar

    GreenStar Banned
    Posts: 114

    not all moths are webworms.make sure you find the damaging source before you apply any corrective action.there is no need for applying pesticides to benificial insects.we are way to dependent on pesticides.do you have a license for pesticed
  5. curlawngreen

    curlawngreen Banned
    Posts: 309

    Ant, If I were you I would look up the turf land grant universty in your state.

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