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Japanese Beetles: How to Win the Battle

Ways to Combat Japanese Beetles Insects are always the scourge of any garden or plants. Aphids, earwigs, and beetles are those most commonly found in Minnesota. At this point in the season, Japanese beetles are hatching and causing destruction in gardens across the state. For example, Japanese beetles have taken to attacking rose bushes and […]

Invasion of the Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetles We have had numerous reports of heavy infesta­tion of Japanese beetles this season. Japanese beetles have been active above ground feeding on the foliage of grass, plants, and ornamental garden plants such as vines. Adult Japanese beetles begin laying eggs in the ground typically during the month of July. The most effective way […]