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Q.White grubs

Zone Phoenix arizona | Todkleinman added on January 31, 2015 | Answered

I moved into new home and we got a heavy rain. Thousands of white grubs surfaced and are crawling all over yard, driveway and sidewalk. Will they die from exposure, or the water, or do I need some insecticide? Also, will they try to go back into the soil?

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Answered on January 31, 2015

I'm sure the grubs will attempt to return to the soil. Your first job is to find out what kind of grubs they are - you never want to apply any insecticide without knowing exactly what you're attempting to control. The best thing is to capture a few of them and have them identified, either at a plant store or the county extension service (by far the best source of information.) This link will help you find the nearest office:
This articles is about Japanese beetle grubs, which may or may not be what you are seeing. But the article may give you some insight: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/get-rid-of-grub-worms.htm

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