Control Grub Worms

Grub worms can be controlled in two methods. Try a non-chemical organic recipe method.

  • In a pot, about a gallon size, boil water.
  • While water is boiling, add in 2 cups of antiseptic mouthwash. (Use non-flavored type, if possible)
  • Add in 2 cups of chewing tobacco juice.
  • Add in 2 cups of common liquid soap plain liquid soap (Not dishwashing soap).
  • Add in 1 cup of household ammonia
  • Boil and Stir well.

Making tobacco juice:

  • Buy one round container of chewing tobacco, unflavored type.
  • Put contents into an old hanky or similar thin cloth.
  • Fill a small saucepan with water.
  • Bring water to a boil.
  • Toss in hanky with tobacco.
  • Allow boiling 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove hanky and toss into trash.
  • Allow liquid to cool.
  • Use this juice to make above. Add to above.
  • When all the liquid is combined, add it to a two-gallon pump sprayer. Spray effected area. Water well daily for about two days. Wait and watch. Grubs should die.
  • Repeat application if grub remains.
  • Alternate method: Buy a commercial chemical