Simple Lawn Pest Control Tips You Can Do

How to Prevent Pests From Infesting in Your Lawn  

Having a nice lawn is a great addition to your home, especially if it is well-landscaped and free from pests. However, if you don’t maintain it, there is a high chance that your lawn will be ruined, especially if pests start to thrive. That is why there’s a need for maintenance and pest prevention to avoid acquiring a lawn pest control service in the future.

Here are some tips on how you can prevent pests from damaging your lawn:

Fertilize the plants regularly

One of the most important things you need to do to keep the plants protected from pests is to fertilize them. Now, when it comes to fertilization, you need to choose a fertilizer that’s equipped with a pest-control ingredient so that pests will never affect the plants. Other than that, it also helps improve the health and growth of plants.

Clean your lawn

To prevent pests from infesting your lawn, you need to clean your lawn daily. You need to pick up the dead leaves and trash that are scattered on the lawn, regularly mow the grass, trim trees, pull up the weeds on the grass, and more. These things will prevent pests from growing in the plants.

Do not overwater your grass

Some pests thrive in moist areas, specifically worms. The more you water the plants, the more moisture will be in the soil, causing these worm casts to appear. Hence, if you want to reduce the growth of these worms in your area, you need to give the lawn the right amount of water. Make sure it’s just enough for the plants to be watered. This will also prevent drowning of the plants.

If you’re looking for a contractor that does quality lawn pest control service, contact Hoerr's Pest Extermination Service today at (309) 635-1538. You may also visit our office here in Peoria, IL so we can explain more details about our service.