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There are many types of pests that can plague your yard and cause irreparable damage to your grass in Buffalo, Lancaster, East Amherst, and other nearby areas in New York.
One such pest that can cause vast amounts of damage if left untreated is the grub or white grub. Grubs are larvae from different species of beetles such as Japanese beetles and junebugs and usually hatch sometime in the summer, about two weeks after the beetles lay eggs in your yard.
Most white grubs, except the junebug, have a life cycle of one year. Junebugs have a three-year life cycle.
If you start to see dead patches in your grass as your grass begins to green up from the winter dormancy, it’s possible there could be a grub...