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10 lb. Bug-B-Gon Max Insect Killer for Lawns

  • Kills 100 listed insects incl. ants, spiders, ticks and fleas
  • Use on lawns, ornamentals, flowers, and vegetable gardens
  • People and pets may enter an area after the application is dry
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Product Overview

Ortho Bug B Gon MAX Insect Killer for Lawns

Ortho Bug B Gon MAX Insect Killer for Lawns

Kill and prevent listed insects from invading your outdoor space for up to 3 months with this insect killer for lawns.

3 Months of Protection for Your Outdoor Space

3 Months of Protection for Your Outdoor Space

Enjoy season-long control against listed insects like ants, ticks, and spiders with Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer for Lawns granules.

Guaranteed to Kill or Your Money Back

Guaranteed to Kill or Your Money Back

Provides long-lasting control of 100+ listed insects. The easy-to-apply granules act quickly to kill both above and below the surface.

Where to Use

Where to Use

Use on lawns, ornamentals, flowers, vegetable gardens, and home foundations.

When to Apply

When to Apply

Apply in the early spring or summer to prevent infestation, or at the first sign of insect activity or damage.

For Best Results

For Best Results

Treated area should be thoroughly watered immediately after application. Allow area to dry before re-entering.

Protect Your Home – Inside and Out

Protect Your Home – Inside and Out

Use Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Indoor and Perimeter2 with Comfort Wand indoors or around your house perimeter.

Kills ticks

Kills ticks

Kills ticks that may transmit Lyme disease.

Kills fleas

Kills fleas

Kills fleas that may transmit Bartonellosis.

Kills spiders

Kills spiders

Kills spiders for up to 3 months.

Kills ants

Kills ants

Kills ants for up to 3 months.

Kills chinch bugs

Kills chinch bugs

Kills chinch bugs for up to 3 months.

Kills scorpions

Kills scorpions

Kills scorpions for up to 3 months.

With Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer for Lawns, you can kill and prevent listed insects from invading your outdoor space for up to 3 months. It kills 100+ insects including ants, fleas, ticks, chinch bugs, spiders, sod webworms, and armyworms. It kills both above and below the surface. So, whether you see insects or not, your lawn is protected. A 10 lb. bag will treat up to 10,000 sq. ft.
  • Rids your lawn of over 100 types of insects including ticks
  • 10 lb. bag covers up to 10,000 sq. ft.
  • Continues killing for up to 3 months for an insect-free lawn
  • Kills above and below the surface
  • Guaranteed to kill or your money back
  • This product is applicable for the following pest types: Ants, Armyworms, Beetles, Carpenter Ants, Chiggers, Chinch Bugs, Codling Moths, Crickets, Cutworms, Earwigs, Firebrats, Flea Beetles, Fleas, Harvester Ants, Leafhoppers, Locusts (Grasshoppers), Mealybugs, Mole Crickets, Moths, Palmetto Weevil, Pecan Weevils, Potato Leafhoppers, Scorpions, Sod Webworms, Sowbugs and Pillbugs, Spiders, Taxus Weevils, Ticks, Weevils, White Footed Ants

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Pest Common NameAnts,Crickets,Earwigs,Fleas,RoachesAntsAnts,Aphids,Beetles,Beetles,Caterpillars,Chiggers,Earwigs,Fleas,Spiders,Stink Bugs,Ticks,WormsAnts,Aphids,Beetles,Fleas,Mosquitos,Roaches,Spiders,Ticks,Worms
Application TypeDustGranularDustGranular
LocationHome,PerimeterLawnGarden,Lawn,PerimeterLawn
Garden Pest LocationNot for Garden UseLawnsEvergreens,Flowers,Fruit & Nut Trees,Lawns,Ornamentals,Perennials,Shade Trees,ShrubsLawns
Indoor/OutdoorIndoor,OutdoorOutdoorOutdoorOutdoor
Safe for EdiblesNoNoYesNo
Concentrated or Ready to UseReady to useReady to useReady to useReady to use
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.00 in
Product Height (in.)
18 in
Product Width (in.)
12 in

Details

Application Type
Granular
Concentrated or Ready to Use
Ready to use
Garden Pest Location
Lawns
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor
Location
Lawn
Organic
Non-Organic
Pack Size
1
Pest Common Name
Ants
Pest Control Type
Lawn Insect Control
Primary Active Ingredient
Bifenthrin
Product Weight (oz.)
160 oz
Returnable
180-Day
Safe for Edibles
No
Safe for Pets
No

Questions & Answers

236Questions25Answers

How long do it take to kill cutworms in my garden?

Asked by Tory October 22, 2020
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A reduction in number of pests should be seed within 24-48 hours after the application of Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns.

is this pet friendly?

Asked by Dude October 13, 2020
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Dude - After application they do suggest watering. After 24 hrs then pets should be allowed to be ok on the lawn.

Do I apply this on the dead parts of the lawn as well as the unaffected areas? Or do the dead parts need to be removed.

Asked by Pat September 28, 2020
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Yes complete application is neccessary for best results

Is it safe to apply near an avocado tree? Will this contaminate the avocados?

Asked by Miguel September 15, 2020
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Thank you for inquiring about Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns. Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns is only listed for use around tomatoes, sweet corn, green peas, sugar snap peas, snow peas, green beans (wax beans, snap beans), dry beans (black-eyed peas, cow pea), cucumber, gourds, muskmelon, pumpkin, squash, watermelon, artichoke, broccoli, Chinese broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi, Chinese mustard, eggplant, head lettuce, peppers (bell and non-bell). Please contact us at 866-324-9192 if there is anything else that we can help you with.

How soon after can i walk on the grass safely? What if I can still see the brown gains in the grass?

Asked by Miguel September 15, 2020
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Thank you for your question regarding Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns. Once Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns has been watered into the soil and the grass or plants have dried, it will be safe for people to be back in the area. If you are not sure how long it will take for an area to dry, wait 24 hours before re-entering that area. Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns can be reapplied anytime new insect activity is noted. We recommend allowing at least 7-14 days between applications. When applied at the heaviest application rate of 4lbs per 1,000 sq. ft. it will control select insects for up to 3 months. We encourage you to contact us at 866-324-9192 if there is anything else that we can assist you with.

I had not applied any insect killer on my lawn and I am dealing with a chinch bug infestation. Th...

Asked by DP September 7, 2020
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Thank you for inquiring about Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns Granules. Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer for Lawns can be reapplied anytime new insect activity is noted. We recommend allowing at least 7-14 days between applications. When applied at the heaviest application rate of 4lbs per 1,000 sq. ft. it will control select insects for up to 3 months. We encourage you to contact us at 877-220-3089 if there is anything else that we can assist you with.

Will this kill crawfish in a backyard? They are underground aside from digging at night.

Asked by Ashley September 6, 2020
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We appreciate your interest in Ortho Bug-B-Gon Insect Killer for Lawns. This product is not listed to control crawfish. Please contact us at 877-220-3089 with any other inquiries that you may have, and we will be happy to assist you.

Is it safe to use around water Wells

Asked by Kornel September 2, 2020
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We appreciate your question regarding Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer Granules. As an added precaution, we recommend that you do not apply within 3 feet of a well head or casing. You can contact us if you need further assistance. We can be reached at 877-220-3089.

Can this be mixed with new grass seed and fertilizer to kill ants on newly seeded lawn?

Asked by Ronneygeorge September 1, 2020
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Hello Ronneygeorge, This product does not affect grass seed germination and can be applied anytime before or after seeding. Thanks for shopping with the Home Depot

will this product kill roaches

Asked by fja1934 August 22, 2020
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We appreciate your question regarding Ortho Bug-B-Gon Insect Killer for Lawns. This product is not listed to control cockroaches. Please contact us at the following number with any other inquiries that you may have: 877-220-3089

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I did not kill the grubs. The grubs matured into...
I did not kill the grubs. The grubs matured into Japanese Beetles. My lawn is totally destroyed.
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Response from Ortho TeamSeptember 13, 2020
We apologize for the experience you have had with Ortho Bug B Gon Insect Killer Granules. This product is not listed to control grubs. Your feedback is important to us, and we will pass this on to our Quality Assurance Team. We would be interested in discussing this further so that we can learn more about this issue and extend our product guarantee. At your earliest convenience, please contact us and refer to your review to see what can be done. We can be reached at 877-220-3089. ortho
Applied twice to kill ants in yard, failed
So much for “3 months”. I applied this twice in my backyard to control ants... the first time, it suppressed them for about 3 weeks. Then the ants came back with a vengenace. I applied it a second time, at the maximum recommended rate, and it made practically no difference. A complete waste of time and money.
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Response from Ortho TeamAugust 30, 2020
We are sorry to hear of your experience with Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer Granules. For severe infestations it may be necessary to reapply every 14 days. We do have a product guarantee that covers all of our products that we would be happy to extend to you. We would like to discuss this issue more with you so that we can extend to you this guarantee as well as to learn more about this issue. At your earliest convenience, please contact us and refer to your review to see what can be done. We can be reached at 877-220-3089. Ortho
I use this every year up in NH to prevent ticks from getting onto my family when we are out on th...
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I use this every year up in NH to prevent ticks from getting onto my family when we are out on the lawn. My neighbors all end up with Ticks and in 6 years not a single member of my family has had a single Tick on us. Coincidence? Maybe but i doubt it. For how cheap this stuff is i will continue to spread it down.
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I used this to spread over lawn to kill crawling insects of all kinds. Works very well, bugs were...
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I used this to spread over lawn to kill crawling insects of all kinds. Works very well, bugs were climbing the walls trying to escape. Palmetto bugs are a big problem when there is a lot of rain, and this took care of them. The granules are very fine and easy to spread in my handheld spreader. I put it out just before a rain to water it in. The price is very reasonable for the coverage you get.
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This product really did the job!!! Better results than expected. Our backyard area is surrounde...
This product really did the job!!! Better results than expected. Our backyard area is surrounded by woods and we were overwhelmed by TICKS!!! Our 1 yr. old collie was a magnet for them and they hitched a ride. First day, I picked up 30....yes I did regretfully say THIRTY ticks off our living room floor! Each day the # reduced....but it still was a daily challenge. After 2 weeks.......we have NO ticks on ourselves or our wonderful collie "Hannah" So.....kudos to Ortho for a job well done! Thanks a Million! The Johnsons
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Spread two bags of this product on my lawn at the recommended setting and within two weeks I have...
Spread two bags of this product on my lawn at the recommended setting and within two weeks I have several new ant hills popping up. Pic attached shows what I am talking about. Disappointed to say the least.
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Response from ScottsCustomerCareMay 22, 2018
We are sorry to hear that your Ortho Bug B Gon Max Insect Killer for Lawns did not work as expected. This product needs to be applied at different rates depending on the insect that need to be controlled or the length of the control. We want you to be confident in our products. For this reason, we offer a product guarantee to our consumers. At your earliest convenience, please call us and refer to your review to see what can be done. Our phone number is 877-220-3089. scotts
So far it’s been good I would buy it again
So far it’s been good I would buy it again
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This stuff does NOT WORK. I used a 10lb bag over only 1200 sq. ft with a spreader and it didn't ...
This stuff does NOT WORK. I used a 10lb bag over only 1200 sq. ft with a spreader and it didn't even kill ANTS... which is mainly what i needed it to kill. I'd just reseeded my lawn, buried the seeds really good, and every day I come outside I see ant hills that have pushed my seeds up out the dirt. So CLEARLY it doesn't kill ANTS. If I wasn't fearful of looking 'petty' I'd go back to HD and tell them I want my money back! smh Cause it's not the price it's the principle.
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Response from ScottsCustomerCareJune 7, 2017
We are sorry to hear about the experience you had with our Bug B Gon product. For severe infestations, it may be necessary to reapply at signs of renewed insect activity. We do offer a guarantee for all of our products. If you are interested in discussing this, please contact us at 877-220-3089. scotts
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Ants Have No Chance
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This has been a bad year in west central Ohio for ants for some reason or another. I have had more ant colonies show up in my yard than I can remember. This pic I have included was the biggest colony ever in my 14 years living here. Bug B Gone applied, watered it down, and one week later I have a dirt patch ready for grass seed. Amazing! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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Junk. Doesn't work at all on ground beetles
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Specifically bought this for ground beetles (which are in the long list of target bugs), and it does not do a single thing to them, or apparently to ants for that matter. I have an issue with ground beetles being around the perimeter of my house, and coming into my old house literally every night in the Summer and Fall. I applied this with a spreader according to package instructions almost 3 weeks ago and have seen no improvement whatsoever. Over a week ago, I put in a "pitfall trap" (yogurt cup with the rim at ground level) that the beetles fall into, but can't climb out of. I've been catching DOZENS of live beetles within the treated area directly around the house. They are nowhere near dead. I've resorted to killing them with a homemade spray of water, dish soap, and essential oils. Ants are roaming around in the same treated area with seemingly no ill effects. I've so far seen one dead Japanese beetle, everything else is thriving. Don't waste your money on this.
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Response from Consumer ServicesAugust 11, 2016
We are sorry that you were disappointed in the performance of Ortho Bug B Gon MAX Insect Killer for Lawns Granules. This product has been thoroughly tested to be effective in controlling the insects listed on the product label. It is important to make the first application when insect activity is first noticed. More mature or larger insects may take longer to control, but you should see a reduction in the pests or their damage within a few days. For severe infestations, you may need to reapply the product according to label directions. We want you to be confident in our products. For this reason, we offer a product guarantee to our consumers. At your earliest convenience, please contact us to see what can be done. You may visit our contact page by clicking on the following link http://tinyurl.com/npw4xxd.
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