Friday, January 18, 2013

Dealing with Mounds and Tunnels in Lawns

Earthworm castings
Are areas of your lawn bumpy and uneven? When you walk across these areas does the soil sink or feel soft? If so, some type of soil dwelling critter is probably the cause. During winter the activity of moles, earthworms, and mole crickets can cause mounds and tunnels in lawns that result in uneven or rough patches. To fix these problem areas you must first diagnose which critter is causing the damage.

Common causes of lumpy, bumpy lawns at this time of year include earthworms, mole crickets, and moles. To learn more about these critters and how to manage the damage they cause, read the whole article posted here on the Pender Extension website:

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