If you have problems with bugs invading your lawn, there is a product for you. ORTHO Bug B Gon Ready-to-Spray Insect Killer for Lawns and Gardens, Lowes item 232535. If you’ve got insects and pests that come and go with the season, you don’t have to go to great lengths to rid your home and lawn of them.
This Bug B Gon Lawn and Garden Insect Killer is designed to kill insects outdoors. Comes in a Ready-to-Spray form that requires no mixing and has an new handle with one-hand on/off switch. Use around the exterior of your home to protect against insects and pests.
- Kills 158 insects
- Use on roses and other ornamentals, listed vegetables, fruit trees, trees and shrubs
- Use on lawns, around the house, foundations, porches, patios and stored lumber
How to Use
Connect: Shake well before using. Connect sprayer to hose. Turn on water.
Spray: To begin spraying, point nozzle in the direction you want to spray. Slide thumb activation switch forward to ON position. Spray as directed in “HOW TO APPLY” instructions for use.
Finish: To stop spraying, slide thumb activation switch backward to OFF position. Turn off water. Relieve water pressure by sliding thumb switch to ON position until water slows to a drip. Then, slide switch back to OFF position. Disconnect sprayer from hose.
When to Apply
When insects or damage first appear.
Where to Use
Roses and other ornamentals; Listed vegetabes and fruit trees (see label); Trees and shrubs; Lawns; Around house foundations, porches, patios and stored lumber
Where Not to Use
Do not use inside dwellings. Do not use on vegetables and fruit trees not listed on product label. Do not apply directly to water. Do not apply this product in or on electrical equipment due to the possibility of shock hazard.
What it Controls
Insects: Kills 150+ insects including: Ants, Bees, Caterpillars, Earwigs, Fleas, Flies, Grasshoppers, Hornets, Millipedes, Mosquitoes, Moths, Scorpions, Stinkbugs, Ticks, Yellow Jackets.
Can be used around plants
Roses, flowers, shrubs, listed vegetables and fruit trees, and lawns. Listed vegetables and fruits include: corn (sweet corn), tomatoes, citrus, blackberries, raspberries, lima beans, peas (green pea, sweet pea, sugar snap pea), beans (snap bean, wax bean), blackeyed pea, chayote, cucumber, edible gourds, cantaloupe, casaba, honeydew melon, pumpkin, summer squash (zucchini), winter squash (butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash), watermelon, mustard greens, broccoli, Chinese broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, head lettuce, peppers (bell and non-bell), pears and pecans.
0.3% Bifenthrin; 0.075% Zeta-Cypermethrin
Works well, but please read the instructions!!! And yes, there are still concerns from customers about the new hose end design. I have used this product before and it seems to work. When attached to the hose, do not pull the hose with the container, keep one hand on the hose and pull the hose itself.
DON’T PULL THE HOSE WITH THE CONTAINER, PULL THE HOSE. Also, most insects are not killed on contact. It takes a while to see results!
Since fleas and ticks can hide in your lawn, you can help protect your family and pets by taking a few minutes to spray Ortho Bug-B-Gon on your lawn. You can also use the granular form and then water the lawn. Let the lawn get dry before allowing pets back on it. We just water the area if it doesn’t rain. The dogs can stay in the house in the meantime.
Give it a few days or even a week to see results. If it rains or you water the lawn before the chemical has a chance to completely dry, it will wash away with the water and then be gone. Works really well on mosquitoes! No mosquitoes in the yard after about 60 minutes. Ant control seems to take a few days.
Compare this with Bayer Advanced Complete Insect Killer. Both are good choices for insect control but I think this Ortho product is better. One of the best products out there and I have used it for years with great success.
By Victoria Stone