Tunnels

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by RM n WS, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. RM n WS

    RM n WS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    I have 3 yards that have been showing tunnels just under the surface of the turf. The ground is becoming very soft but I have not seen any visible discoloration of the fescue. I live in central NC and have many ideas of what this is but I would like to hear from professionals who know. Please help!
     
  2. tbrom

    tbrom LawnSite Member
    from 77833
    Posts: 23

    There are many yards in my neighborhood that have the same problem. My answer is your area is infested with MOLES as we are. Good luck on trying to eliminate them!
     
  3. summitlawncare

    summitlawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    Defintiely sounds like moles. The best product for mole control is Talpirid. YOU can get it at Lesco. It is about $75/box. And there are 20 baits in a box. THere was a thread on here a couple of days ago, called "mole control". I would explain to you how Talpirid is applied but it is a lengthy process. SOmeone was kind enough to type it out step by step. It is a very effective product if applied correctly. Try it for sure. If you cant find that thread, go to google and search talpirid and it gives you info and instructions on there on how to use it.
     
  4. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,121

    If the holes are too small to be from moles, you may have mole crickets.
     
  5. landgator

    landgator LawnSite Member
    Posts: 62

    You can't use Talpirid. in NC. I was told that this week.
     
  6. garydale

    garydale LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 813

    Do a search on this site.
     
  7. bug-guy

    bug-guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 977

    send a picture
     
  8. redbuckcavs

    redbuckcavs LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 135

    I just had a box of Taliprid shipped to me from Lesco & $106.00 ( here we go again with the different Lesco pricing structure:hammerhead:)
     
  9. garydale

    garydale LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 813

    Go online and order direct from Talprid.
     
  10. Victor

    Victor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,430

    :laugh: Good one Red. I love it!
     

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