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Don’t lose your lawn to larvae and grubs

Chafer grubs and leatherjackets are common lawn invaders, and can cause extreme damage to your lawn’s health if left untreated. When these insects hatch, they feed on the grass root and essentially kill your lawn from beneath the soil. Our effective insect control treatment will completely remove your infestation, saving your lawn and keeping it healthy.

Why choose our insect control treatment?

We use specially formulated products

Our lawn experts use products that have been specially formulated to control insect pests in domestic environments, like your lawn. The products we use must be handled by professionals though, so it’s best to leave our lawn experts to do what they do best.

Keep your lawn healthy long-term

Insect invasions can be an annual or even seasonal occurrence, but with our commitment to ongoing lawn care we can help keep your lawn larvae-free all year-round. We will even combine insect control with other ongoing treatments, such as aeration, for maximum impact.

We have a track record of success

When getting rid of insects, larvae, and grubs on your lawn, you want the job to be done properly. With over 25 years of experience, you can trust in us to give you the best service going. That’s why we’re the UK’s number 1 most trusted lawn care experts.

Convenient ongoing maintenance

We offer convenient ongoing lawn care packages, so you can enjoy a healthy and stunning lawn that will leave your neighbours in awe throughout the year. Choose the package that perfectly aligns with your needs, and benefit from the knowledge that your lawn is in the best possible hands.

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Frequently asked questions

Controlling leatherjackets and chafer grubs in your lawn has been made easier thanks to an insecticide approved for use on personal outdoor spaces, such as private lawns – but only by professionals, such as your local Greensleeves lawn care expert.

We use this specially formulated product to fully remove and control the infestation, and best of all – it’s completely safe, so your family and pets can enjoy your lawn with total peace of mind.

Aside from the thought of insect larvae and grubs infesting your lawn being downright unpleasant, these pesky critters can damage your lawn immensely. Our insect control treatment will get rid of your infestation, stopping them from eating your grass roots and killing off your lawn.

An added bonus is that, by getting rid of the chafer grubs or leatherjackets hiding in your soil, you also won’t suffer from digging animals such as badgers or foxes trying to get a tasty meal and wrecking your lawn in the process.

For chafer grub infestations, June/July is the best time to apply the treatment; for leatherjacket infestations, it’s September/October. These are the two most common lawn invaders we see in the UK and are the ones we specialise in treating.

The good news is, if you have an ongoing lawn care package, our experts can spot the signs of an infestation early and get on the job of treating it as soon as insect control is needed.

Patches on your lawn could signal a chafer grub or leatherjacket infestation, especially if you notice it during early summer or autumn.

Chafer grubs are generally easy to spot just a few centimetres down into the soil, but leatherjackets can be more difficult to notice. If you spot crane flies – the adult form of leatherjackets – hovering above your lawn during the summer, then that can be a sign that they are laying eggs which will hatch as leatherjackets come September/October.

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I would highly recommend Greensleeves

I would highly recommend Greensleeves who restored our baron-looking lawn which had been eaten away by chauffer grubs to a lush green fantastic lawn in a matter of months and we now have them every few months to keep our lawn looking lush and beautiful by treating it. Also lovely pleasant and helpful staff. Thank you Greensleeves. 


Greensleeves have done a fabulous job…

Greensleeves have done a fabulous job on the lawn in our new house – turning it from a weed-infected patch of green to a true grass lawn. All in the space of a few months during initially very challenging weather conditions. Very happy with the progress that has been made – thank you. 


Good service and good people!

I have been using Greensleeves for a few years now and I am pleased with both their products and service and they definitely know what they are talking about. They come on the day they say they will come, they execute their work quickly and efficiently and above all our lawn has really benefitted from their service. 


Excellent service

We have only just started using Greensleeves but our impression of the company so far is very good. All contact with them has been dealt with promptly and professionally. The first lawn treatment was carried out as arranged today and my husband had a couple of queries regarding the lawn and these were answered in a friendly and informative manner. 


Highly recommend

This Company do a great job of keeping my lawn in tip-top condition. They are very knowledgeable and I feel very reasonable for a job that definitely requires a level of expertise. I initially tried treating my lawn myself but got nowhere near the results of Greensleeves. Would highly recommend. 


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