The Q&A Archives: Lawn Insects

Question: We are having a children's outdoor party next weekend. Our lawn is looking great, except for little insects that seem to bite our feet & ankles. Is there a

Answer: Please work with your local county extension to obtain a specific identification of the insect and based on that, any possible control recommendations. If they suggest a chemical control, please be sure to read and follow all of the label instructions carefully.

You might want to consider just using an insect repellent on everyone's legs instead -- it would probably be easier and less expensive than treating an entire lawn. Enjoy the party!

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