Chinch bug and nymphs. Courtesy of University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This is the sixth of 11 Tricks to Make Sure Your Grass Is Always Greener, a free eBook. We’ll be posting a new trick on this blog every other week.
If you’ve noticed that your lawn is spotted with patches of brown, even when the grass is being adequately watered, you might have a chinch bug problem. These hungry pests feed on your grass, creating dead areas where the infestation exists.