Lawn Insects – Soap Flush
Lawn insects can be hard to find, especially when young.
One way to detect them is to use a soap flush.
Mix 4 tablespoons of dish detergent in a 2 gallon bucket. Pour the mixture over a six square foot area.
Caterpillars in hiding will quickly wiggle to the surface. If more than five are found in the water, it’s time to treat with a lawn insecticide.