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Flea-Away™ Nematodes

Kills fleas and other pests with beneficial nematodes

Flea-Away™ Nematodes

Kills fleas and other pests with beneficial nematodes

  • Safe for people, pets and plants
  • Combats fleas and many other pests with naturally occurring nematodes
  • Typically needs just one application per season
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Product Description

Flea-Away is our number one recommended product for killing fleas and other pests in an environmentally friendly, non-chemical fashion. It consists solely of beneficial nematodes--microscopic predatory worms that hunt down and kill pesky insects, but are safe for people, pets, plants and beneficial insects!

In addition to controlling flea larvae and pupae, Flea-Away will control Flea Larvae/Pupae, Annual Bluegrass Weevils, Armyworms, Artichoke Plume Moth Larvae, Banana Moth Larvae, Banana Root Borers, Chinch Bugs, Clearwing Borers, Codling Moth Larvae, Cranberry Girdlers, Cutworms, Giant Palmetto Weevils, Iris Borers, Mint Flea Beetles, Mint Root Borers, Mole Crickets, Navel Orange Worms, Root Weevils, Rotten Sugarcane Borers, Shore Flies, Sod Webworms and more! Since Flea-Away Nematodes kill pests at the larval and pupa stages, they'll prevent future pest populations once the adults die off.

Our expert entomologists have done careful evaluations of their effectiveness in our research garden. Application rates vary depending on the type of pest in need of control, but in general for flea larvae/pupae, our entomologists recommend one package of 5 million nematodes to spot treat 300 sq. ft. of lawn and one package of 10 million nematodes to spot treat 1000 sq. ft. of lawn. Concentrate application in areas that pets frequent, shaded areas, under porches and around structures. Only infested areas need to be spot treated; there is no need to treat non-infested areas.

Store Flea-Away in the refrigerator, then remove and let it come to room temperature before mixing and applying to the soil. Nematodes can be applied anytime the soil is not frozen, but become active at soil temperatures of 68 degrees or above. Early morning or evening applications are ideal, and the area to be treated should be watered before application and then watered again after application. Applying Flea-Away during a gentle rainfall is ideal. Nematodes are most active at controlling grubs in late summer to early fall. You'll only need one application per year (two, if your area suffers from long droughts).

Product Details
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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