If you have problems with bugs invading your lawn, the Scotts Company has a product for you. Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer contains the active ingredient bifenthrin, and has the ability to kill over 100 different types of bugs. Ortho Bug B Gon Max can be used anywhere on your lawn, including flower gardens, vegetable gardens and around your home's foundation.
Place 4 pounds of Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer in a spreader for every 1,000 square feet of lawn you need to cover. For example, a lawn that measures 4,000 square feet will require 16 pounds of Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer.
Push the spreader across your lawn going from west to east. Go across the entire lawn one more time, but this time push the spreader from north to south.
Water your lawn to activate the Ortho granules. Keep in mind you want your lawn to be moist, not soaked. You will see results within 24 hours. The Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer will continue to work for three months.