Does Soap Kill St. Augustine Grass?

Household soap does not kill St. Augustine grass. Horticultural experts often recommend treating St. Augustine grass with a solution of diluted soap to kill pests such as chinch bugs that often infest and damage lawns.

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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.