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June Bugs
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Dreamweaver    Posted 06-24-2001 at 08:29:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Does anybody know an easy effective way to rid your yard of June bugs?


Kaustuv    Posted 06-17-2007 at 19:59:44       [Reply]  [Send Email]
The June bugs are completely destroying my roses. I can't find any answer at Home Depot, Lowe's, or Southern States. Please help!


Barbara    Posted 06-09-2003 at 09:04:27       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Will bleach poured into the ground get rid of
the larvae and/or grubs? These bugs are
driving me nuts!

Thanks,
Barbara


wade    Posted 10-18-2002 at 08:41:53       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i think june bugs are the one of the most annoying insects because they fly around your head and get in your hair and crawl all over u and they are just so annoying. E-mail me back


Islander    Posted 05-19-2002 at 08:46:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dreamweaver: seriously, did you ever manage to control your June Bug beetle problem? Our lawn is being ravaged by the larvae, and we seem to be doing everything right except using milky spore; by the way, I thought that diazanon was okay for worms? We do however, have highly acid soil; I just want to keep the skunks from snacking and leaving trip-holes, and the crows and starlings from so obviously using us as their banquet hall! Any successful remedies?


tomatolord    Posted 06-28-2001 at 11:09:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
treat all of you yard or woodland area with milky spore. It kills the grubs that turn into the beatles.

or Treat with dursban or diazonon the idea is to kill the grubs that turn into the beatles you have to treat in the late summer early fall prior to the cold weather that drives the beatles down below the treatment levels..

once they have hatched sevin dust or spray.

DO NOT USE the beatle bags..they only will attract more to you yard. Buy them for your neighbors to attract the beatles away from your yard.

Later!


Sylvie Larouche    Posted 05-16-2004 at 16:51:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I just want to know what June bugs turn in to after June? Or even if they do.... I can't find any information on this topic and it would be much appreciated if you could help me with this one?


Cheryl    Posted 05-11-2005 at 09:27:12       [Reply]  [Send Email]
According to Terminix website: In healthy lawns and gardens, these grubs (June Bugs) feed on the succulent, tender roots of the plants. The grubs can infest the soil and cause major damage to lawns and gardens. In May or June the grubs will emerge as adult May or June beetles. JUNE BEETLES' NORMAL FLIGHT CYCLE FALLS INTO A 2-WEEK TO ONE MONTH TIME PERIOD, AT WHICH TIME THEY GO UNDERGROUND TO LAY EGGS.


Texas Al    Posted 06-26-2001 at 20:41:42       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Wait long enough and they will be gone. This bug is born to bang his head against the side of your house until his brains run out. You'd think it would be easy to outsmart 'em.

I'd say its better to control the grub worms. Diazanon crystals in the yard will work, but it also kills earthworms which are good for the aeration of you soil.


Murphy    Posted 06-25-2001 at 10:49:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Treat your yard, especially around downspouts and anywhere that you have lights on at night for extended periods of time for grubs. Merit insecticide is probably the best for treating them. As for adults, a tennis racket, bug zapper, etc., can be handy and fun at times. I don't know of a treatment that will effectively eliminate all the adults from your area. They can fly for good long distances but if you treat the young-uns, you'll likely see some decrease in your immediate area.


Rose    Posted 06-24-2001 at 08:51:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dreamweaver...Ever notice junies only seem to come out at night?..and their life span isn't that long..be patient and get a bug zapper?...don't stand under the yard light..they'll be gone by July.


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