An annual cycle ... which repeats itself ... ANNUALLY!
White grubs are larvae of beetles such as the chafer or the Japanese beetle. The eggs are laid in the grass in July. The larvae feed on grass roots, then they metamorphose into adult beetles and fly away in June and July to mate and in turn lay their eggs.
SPRING AND FALL : A REAL BUFFET FOR SKUNKS AND RACOONS
In the spring and fall, the larval infestations are a real buffet for skunks, racoons and birds, which dig into the ground to delight themselves.
Wilting, drying and fading turf despite proper watering.
clue : the presence of yellowed, spongy patches of grass that you
can lift like a mat.
Did you know that ...
If racoons or skunks have ravaged your lawn .... Catching and relocating them is much more convenient and effective than chemically or biologically treating grubs.