It's no secret that Japanese beetles love to eat. Yes, the gremlin of the garden is back to attack your yard despite a cool, wet spring, but luckily, Garden Guy Dale K. has tips and tricks to keep the pest away from your prized plants.
Japanese beetles begin their lives in the lawn and feed on lawns roots under the ground. They then turn into adults during the summer and feed on trees and plants above the surface, their favorites are listed below. TREE FAVORITES
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PROTECT YOUR PLANTS
-Green Light Grub Control can suppress the larvae when they're in their feeding stage.
-Green Light Emerald Ash Borer killer goes down in the spring around April or May for year-long protection
-A Rescue brand trap with a pheromone inside pulls beetles in from about 200 yards away -- place the trap about 100 to 200 yards away from trees as a perimeter defense.