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Fall Brown Spots Could It Be Grubs

What’s up y’all, hope you are having a great week!Now that most of you cool season folks are out of your heatwave and actually getting into fall time, the emails on “how come areas of my lawn are not greening up?” are starting to come in.In this case, my first reaction is always to get down in the brown spots, especially along the edges where the green fades to brown, and pull up the lawn.If it peels up in chunks with no roots or can be rolled back like a carpet, chances are if you keep digging, you will find grubs.   When I worked for TruGreen ChemLawn in NW Indiana back many years ago, I found a similar situation at a customer’s home. Check out this old video from my channel called “Finding Grubs.”In that video, shot in mid-September, 2010, the customer had called saying “my lawn is all brown since your last application and I think you burned...