In this Union News Daily story, Bob O'Rourke of Davey's New Jersey office describes how many Japanese beetles you can expect to see in the area. He also shares tips on how to control Japanese beetles or grubs if you spot them.
Posted: July 4, 2018
In and around the county residents are quite used to seeing creatures like white-tailed deer, squirrels and fireflies as the temperature warms. One common insect is often overlooked despite its prevalence and pronounced ecological effects; the Japanese beetle.
With July upon us, it’s time to start looking for them, according to arborist Bob O’Rourke, who has worked for the Davey Tree Expert Company in New Jersey for 30 years.