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Ground Pearls, the Peril of Local Lawns

Typical ground pearl damage to lawn. Photo Credit: Larry Williams There are numerous reasons why maintaining a North Florida lawn is challenging and ultimately frustrating. One such reason is ground pearls. Ground pearls, small-scale insects that bother turfgrass roots, are soil dwelling pests that are not much of a problem in northern lawns. But they …

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