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BigWalt
Pesty lawn issue...

Guys,
I need help badly. This one is getting on my nerves.
What kind of lawn disease, soil disease or pest disease do I have? I did a search on google and non of them actually tell me what it is.....

It certainly don't look like ant hills, it is redish color and soft and no odor.

FYI...I know my lawn isn't in great condition.

BigWalt
Re: Pesty lawn issue...

anyone...anyone...Buehler....:confused:

A. Spruce
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Sorry Walt, doesn't really ring a bell for me. My initial guess is that it's earthworm mounds.:confused:

BigWalt
Re: Pesty lawn issue...

if that is the case then I should be in earthworm business........sheesh...it is all over my yard.......:eek:

A. Spruce
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Do these things crop up any time of the day or only at night? If at night, it's likely worms, if any time of the day, could be ants, could be termites, could be a beetle of some sort. Have you tried digging up one of the mounds? See if anything is living under it?

BigWalt
Re: Pesty lawn issue...
A. Spruce wrote:

Do these things crop up any time of the day or only at night? If at night, it's likely worms, if any time of the day, could be ants, could be termites, could be a beetle of some sort. Have you tried digging up one of the mounds? See if anything is living under it?

I believe it happen during the darkest hour.

I was mowing the lawn last Saturday [took me little over 5 hours], Sunday morning it pops up everywhere......

A. Spruce
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I say go carefully dig one up and see what you find. Dig the freshest mound you can find.

Blue RidgeParkway
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mole crickets.

havanagranite
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my first question is do you have dogs? second question is do you use a pooper scooper or do you just leave it? the reason I ask is that it looks like the mounds from a several sets of mating dung beetles. this was the first thought that came to me when looking at the pictures. here is a web site that talks about them further.

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/dungbeetle.html

BigWalt
Re: Pesty lawn issue...
havanagranite wrote:

my first question is do you have dogs? second question is do you use a pooper scooper or do you just leave it? the reason I ask is that it looks like the mounds from a several sets of mating dung beetles. this was the first thought that came to me when looking at the pictures. here is a web site that talks about them further.

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/dungbeetle.html

no pets......

I'll dig up later rhis week and post my findings.....

havanagranite
Re: Pesty lawn issue...

even though you don't have pets it still could be dung beetles they also feed on other decaying matter.

real interested to see what it is though.

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