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How do I control chinch bugs?


Chinch bugs are frequently unwelcome visitors in lawns, notorious for causing noticeable harm such as the emergence of sizable yellow patches that eventually turn brown, or a surge in bird activity around your yard.




Example of a lawn with chinch bug damage


These pests are relatively small in size, typically measuring between ⅛ to ¼ inches in length, and are most identifiable by their black bodies and white wings. They are primarily found between spring and early fall, from late May to early October. Chinch bugs particularly flourish in hot and arid climates, underscoring the importance of adhering to a consistent lawn watering regimen, especially during the spring and summer months.


To tackle a chinch bug infestation, use Jonathan Green Natural Grub & Lawn Insect Control. This eco-friendly insect solution is crafted from a blend of plant oils, purposefully created to efficiently eradicate and deter these troublesome lawn pests, all while being gentle on essential pollinators such as bees and hummingbirds. Apply it to your dry lawn when chinch bugs are active; this approach will effectively eliminate chinch bugs and other surface-dwelling lawn insects.

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