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Grubs in the spring no big thing

As winter ends the good earth beckons. If you need proof, just listen this weekend.  Like rattling sabers, you’ll hear gardeners everywhere dragging their spades, mattocks and hoes from storage. It’s an inevitable ritual of spring. Just as inevitably, many gardeners will gasp as their thoughts of seed packets are interrupted by the sight of glistening white grubs in the newly turned soil. White grubs are the immature life stage of the June beetle and its relatives. And as most Texas gardeners know, white grubs are not good.  After… Read More →