Although beetles were not a big problem a centruy ago, their introduction from Japan has made them a major problem for houses and gardens across the country these days.
Although there are many types of beetles out there, Japanese beetles in particular are very hard to deal with, and cause the most damage as well. They are shiny and copper in color, and eat lots of leaves.
The Problem With Japanese Beetles
The main problem with Japanese beetles is that they can eat and digest almost every type of shrub and plant. These beetles are particularly a big problem for gardners who loose lots of their plants to these tiny creatures.
One or two beetles are never a big problem, but once they start mating and infesting your lawn, they can grow rapidly, and seriously affect your plants. This is why you need to get rid of Japanese beetles as soon as possible if you’re going through an infestation.
DIY Removal Methods
The best way to remove beetles is by using your hands and picking them up individually.
First of all, make a mixture of soap and water, and put it into a pot/ jar.
You can also pick the beetles and crush them with your hands. However, if you don’t want to do so, you can try the next step.
You can pick the beetles and put them into the jar with soapy water. They’ll drown and die.
You can repeat this process every few days until there’s not beetle left on your property.
Hiring The Experts
Instead of trying the DIY method, you can always hire a Beetle Treatment | A1 Pest Control of Bowling Green service to remove beetles professionally. Professionals can use Strong chemicals to kill the pests immediately, and maybe check your house for other pest infestations as well.