As of April, 2009 Merit is no longer available for use in the Province of Ontario. We generally used the granular Merit, which is less toxic than table salt. Now Nematodes can be used instead.
see Nematodes in the Library
The most common grub in this area is the European chafer. Grubs spend the winter in the soil. In the spring, they return to the surface and feed for a short period of time before pupating. Hungry skunks & raccoons can damage your lawn in the spring when they lift up the sod looking for grubs. In June, the larvae pupate and change into adult beetles. At dusk, the adults fly to trees and shrubs to mate. Eggs laid in the summer soon hatch and baby grubs start munching away. August through October is when the grubs are hungry and do the most damage.
Nematodes are recommended for the following reasons:
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