In an average landscape, hundreds, even thousands of insects make their home across parts of the lawn, in flower beds, in plant materials, in trees and shrubs, and many other environments they see fit. The good news is, the majority of these insects are considered beneficial and non-harmful or destructive to the landscape. Only a small group of insects are classified as destructive turfgrass insects, and if left untreated they can cause major damage and devastate turfgrass in a lawn.
One of the most important aspects of insect management is making sure the insect causing the damage is properly identified what life cycle the insect is in, what the infestation threshold limits are, and the location in the lawn where the insect is. These pieces of information will all help determine what control options are available and what the best course of action is required.
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