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How to Get Rid of Springtails
One of the most effective ways to control springtails is to dry out the infested area. Springtails require a high-moisture environment to breed and thrive, living mostly off of algaes that grow in moist conditions. They will either leave the infested area or die out. If there is an infestation that cannot be controlled by drying out the infested area, use an appropriately labeled insecticide with a residual time These will typically be a liquid concentrate form, a wet-able powder form, or a dust product. DO NOT APPLY UNTIL AREAS ARE DRY. If area will not dry naturally, use Corn Starch to soak-up any lingering moisture and otherwise 'steer' any rain water or irrigation away from area.
Also, if there is a noticed springtail infestation around the perimeter of the structure, use the insecticide to do a barrier treatment and apply corn starch to reduce or eliminate moisture. Caulk and seal all cracks and crevices and inspect potted plants before they are brought into the house.
I would talk to your local lawn and garden supply store (or mill and feed) - NOT a box store or hardware store. There are also selective grass control chemicals. YOu can research this by Googling using search string "Tall Fescue Control" - there are lots of articles by the USDA and individual state cooperative extension services.
There is a treatment called chlorsulfuron TFC (Tall Fescue Control) that will do this - it worked for me in western New York, but took 3 years to finish out all the tall fescue. It may now be limited to use by commercial applicators - pretty potent stuff. Can yellow bluegrass or make it phytosensitive, but our looked OK during treatment because the TFC was applied in the fall for best results, and our lawn was dormant till spring anyway.
Tall fescue can also be controlled by real short mowing, but only in areas where the bluegrass is dominant and really thrives so will eventually crowd out the trimmed fescue, but you may be too far north for that.
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The $125.00 figure above is monthly.
Over the last few months I have left multiple messages on the office number and owners cell number. I have texted him several
times. I have sent a note included in my monthly payment. I have even tried calling without displaying my telephone number thinking he might answer if he did not know who was calling. At first, I was actually trying to reach him thinking if all else failed he could just give me the name of the grass seed he used, I would go and buy it and reseed it myself on all the big areas that have no grass. And the weeds continue to spread.
But I am way over that now. The lack of response to my many attempts to reach him is unprofessional and tells me that he is not concerned about helping or keeping his current clients. It seems once I paid him the initial fee, he wrote me off. His workers
that mow the grass are very nice, but they cannot provide any help with my problems unless I speak with the owner, and he NEVER returns calls.
So I have ended his employment via a certified letter and will be seeking a new gardner for weekly maintenance.
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