Insect Pest Control

Japanese Beetles


Gardner north east added on August 2, 2011 | Answered

I have problem with Japanese beetles on my vegetable plants. I have tried Ortho 7 insecticidal soap. What should I try now?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 3, 2011

There are a few things you can do. First of all,check and/or treat your lawn for grubs. The grubs often found in the lawn are the grubs of Japanese beetles and this will help reduce their population before it starts. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/lawn-grubs-how-to-get-rid-of-grub-worms.htm

This article has some other suggestions for getting rid of these pests: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/japanese-beetles.htm

You may also want to plant things that Japanese Beetles do not like. This article will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/japanese-beetle-resistant-plants.htm

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