A Rusted Development


Okay, time for a pop quiz:  Take a look at the picture above.  What do you think it is?

A. The surface of a distant, arid planet

B. A dry, tasteless diet cracker

C. A piece of ’70s-era bathroom linoleum

D. Oxidation on a concrete driveway caused by haphazardly applied fertilizer


The correct answer, is of, course:  “D.” (After all, this is a lawn care blog.)  What ...

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You’ve heard it time and again: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  Well, in the case of cinch bugs, that old saying couldn’t be more true:  Left alone, these ornery varmints can decimate your lawn, transforming it from verdant turf into a patchy mess in practically no time at all.

But did you know that a minimal investment in preventive pesticide treatment at the right time of year can stop cinch bugs in their tracks?

If the homeowner ...

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