This is the eighth 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.
Do you have thin grass that turns yellow? Is the grass too soft and spongy? Can you pull it out easily without the roots clinging to the soil?
If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, it could be a sign of a grub worm problem. Here’s how to test for these lawn pests:
- Cut a square-foot piece of sod on 3 sides, so you can lift it up like a flap (your cut should be about two inches down.)
- Lift the grass for a look at the bugs underneath.