Chicago-already seeing grub damage

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by mikesturf, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. mikesturf

    mikesturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 797

    One of my lawns has grub damage (8-21-06)-is this kind of soon in the year? They did not want grub protection.
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    We've had it here for sometime, too. It's that time again, and it's going to get worse.
  3. mrkosar

    mrkosar LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 680

    a week ago. with the rainfall we've had it is going to be an interesting fall. i can't wait to hear the customers who didn't get grub prevention ask, "what is that brown spot"..."oh, grubs, well i have a lawn care company so my lawn doesn't get brown spots like that". my bad cheap ass, next year i'll pay for yours.
  4. Grandview

    Grandview LawnSite Gold Member
    from WI
    Messages: 3,251

    I noticed grubs a couple weeks ago. I am about 2 hours north of chicago.
  5. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,584

    Been seeing them here, in small amounts, for 2 weeks here in CT. Localised hot spots mostly. Should be an interesting year. Stock up on Dylox early!!
  6. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,414

    We had another very light beetle season here in southeastern massachusetts, second consecutive season. I expect we will get hit hard next season.
  7. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,821

    I'm Seeing grubs in my neck of Chicago as well.

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