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Beneficial Nematodes for Your Garden

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Beneficial Nematodes for Your Garden

Beneficial nematodes: the good bugs. Beneficial nematodes rank with ladybugs, earthworms, and other insects you want in your garden. These microscopic, unsegmented roundworms prey on more than 200 species of insects. Spraying beneficial nematodes on your lawn and garden is a natural and effective way to combat the harmful insects that wreak havoc with your landscape. While these are roundworms, there is no evidence to support the idea that beneficial nematodes harm humans, pets, or other animals. Three main beneficial nematodes species: Steinernema Carpocapsae, Steinernema Feltiae, Heterohabditis Bacteriophora. Chapin's G362D Hose End Sprayer makes application easy. Soil temperature ranges from...

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