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WICHE: Grubs aren't always the problem in brown lawns

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Here are some other possible causes

By Jeneen Wiche

Whenever brown patches or dead spots appear in the lawn, we are quick to suspect a grub infestation. This is not always the case though. In fact, contemporary lawn care routines may be more to blame then you realize.

Some lawn-care habits encourage disease and/or make your lawn more desirable to Japanese beetles and masked chafer beetles, both of which deposit the eggs that grow into grubs.


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