Order now and pay only $5.00! Your packet of 5 million Hb nematodes will be ready for pick-up at Ice Cream, Peanut Butter & Jam on Saturday, September 15 from 12:00 - 4:00 pm at Merriam Park! They will also be available for purchase at ICPB&J for $10.00 (cash only). All proceeds go to Union Park District Council. The grub stage of Japanese beetles eat roots and destroy lawns. The adult beetles skeletonize numerious plants such as raspberries, morning glories and roses. From the manufacturer: "Beneficial Nematodes, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, actively seek out pest insects in the soil. They are live microscopic organisms (non-segmented round worms) that naturally occur in soil throughout the world. The beneficial nematodes we sell are parasitic to insect pests that typically have a developing (larval or pupal) stage of life in the soil. They have been known to parasitize above ground stages of adults, nymphs and larvae. They will not harm mammals, aquatic life, birds, reptiles or amphibians. After being applied to the soil, the nematodes locate pests and enter through various body openings or directly through the body wall. Shelf Life: Up to 2 weeks (refrigerated and unopened in original container)."