Japanese Beetle コガネムシ

After successfully fighting puzzlegrass, mushrooms and a very dry summer, the latest enemy has come.  The next battle has begun!

The Japanese Beetle.

japanese-beetle-redditThe larvae form of the beetle,

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eats the roots of the grass, causing first, brown spots, and finally, causing all the grass to die.  Some pictures of the damage to my grass:

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There is a very cute song about Koganemushi in Japan, but for me and my garden, it has become the ENEMY!

To end on a good note, my flowers are looking beautiful.  What’s the name??? I forgot, someone help name the flower please.

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