Insecticides come in a variety of formulations, often targeting specific critters or situations. When it comes to dealing with an ant or grub infestation, not to mention potentially disease-carrying ticks, pest control granules appear to be one of the most efficient approaches that save time and hustle while not just killing existing pests but creating a preventive anti-insect barrier.
This article highlights the five best granular insecticide options out there to use in your garden. I included the limitations of each product as well in order to help you make an informed decision based on the particular problem you are dealing with.
5 Best Granular Insecticides Reviewed
Please note that the products below all target different ranges of insect species, so choose a treatment that’s indicated in your case.
1. Ortho Home Defense Bug Killer Granules: Top Pick
Made with 0.115% bifenthrin, an insecticide belonging to the large and widely used family of pyrethroids, Ortho Home Defense can be applied to ornamental as well as vegetable gardens, lawns, and around home foundations. I would not recommend using this if you keep bees since bifenthrin is believed to be highly toxic to these insects.
I had a chance to test this product when something brought hordes of fleas to my yard. What I like