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351 Radnor Road
Delaware, OH, 43015
United States

740-369-0972

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The Organic Insect Guide


ANTS & SPIDERS (outside the home)

  • CAUSE
    • naturally occuring
  • PREVENTION
    • n/a
  • ORGANIC TREATMENT
    • CedarCure treatment for infestation (not spiders)
    • Borax
    • Planet Natural online
    • boiling water in the ant hills

 

BILLBUGS

  • CAUSE
    • they attack stressed lawns during the summer months
    • attracted to lawn thatch
  • PREVENTION
    • mowing higher
    • use organic fertilizers to help break down thatch
    • beneficial nematodes (grub control treatment)
  • ORGANIC TREATMENT
    • CedarCure treatment for infestation

 

FLEAS & TICKS

  • CAUSE
    • naturally occuring
    • pets & wildlife
  • PREVENTION
    • beneficial nematodes (grub control treatment)
  • ORGANIC TREATMENT
    • CedarCure treatment for infestations (not fleas)
    • vacuum regularly (indoors)
    • Planet Natural online
    • Neem oil spray
    • consult your Veterinarian

 

WHITE GRUBS

  • CAUSE
    • larval stage of Japanese Beetles & Masked Chafer
  • PREVENTION
    • beneficial nematodes (grub control treatment)
    • mowing higher creates a more grub-tolerant lawn due to larger root mass.
  • ORGANIC TREATMENT
    • CedarCure treatment for infestations
    • reseed grass areas killed by grub damage

 

MOLES | SKUNKS | VOLES

 

SOD WEBWORMS

  • CAUSE
    • stress lawn
    • attracted to lawn thatch
  • PREVENTION
    • beneficial nematodes (grub control treatment)
    • use organic fertilizers to help break down thatch
  • ORGANIC TREATMENT
    • CedarCure treatment for infestations