After a long wet spring in North Texas, you may have noticed yellow patches of grass or shriveled leaves on your plants. Often, this is evidence of a pest infestation, where grubs and insects have started chewing and sucking the life out of your plants. The best way to control these harmful landscape insects is with an integrated management system.
Web worms’ larvae create a thin webbing (bag) around branches, feeding on the leaves of fruit, nut, and ornamental trees and shrubs.
The goal of Integrated Pest Management is to eliminate pest problems by strengthening and stabilizing the landscape and creating the proper balance of conditions that are more favorable for plants than for pests.
Turf grass in North Texas is fighting a constant battle with three common problems: diseases, weeds and insects. What can you do to fight them?