It’s Grub Time!
Grubs are the larval stage of a scarab beetle. There are at least ten different species of beetles that produce grubs that damage lawns to varying degrees. About a week ago, I saw the adults of the Masked Chafer, a common beetle in cool season turfgrass areas in the Midwest and Lower Midwest including the Chicago area. They seem to be out a little earlier than normal this year. The beetle that seems to cause the most damage is the Japanese beetle as the adults feed on many trees and flowering plants. The female adult […]