what to do about lares insects in yard?

Asked June 2, 2016, 1:49 PM EDT

I am not sure of the names of these bugs, slugs? They eat plants. They are white fat large bugs , I would like to know how to get rid of them, they are all over my yard. You don't see them unless you dig in the yard to plant something.

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Without more information or photos we cannot say for sure what kind of organism you have. Our guess is that you are talking about grubs. The following link shows photos of slugs and tells how to deal with them. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/slugs-and-snails These links discuss grubs, shows pictures of them and tells how to deal with them. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/grubs-lawns https://extension.umd.edu/ipm/white-grub-management vw

what do grubs eat? Grass,flowers or other insects.

Grubs feed on the roots of plants. Finding one or two in the soil is common. When you see 9 to 12 per square foot,then you have a problem that may require treatment.