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Whats happing here ?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by DJ Contracting, Apr 17, 2006.

  1. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    Hey guys and gals I just got back from doing one of my accounts and I found this in the back yard any I ideas? I'll be away from my computer till about 9:00 PM Easter time I'll check to see what your replies were.

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  2. PTOhioMower

    PTOhioMower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    My grandmother had something similar looking and it turned out to be a rabbit nesting! That thing tore up her yard like nothing I have ever seen!

    I suggested trapping or shooting the thing but she lives in the city. She ended up putting moth balls all around the area and it seemed to have worked because the rabbit is long gone, at least for the time being.

    Good luck. Hopfully it wont destroy the entire lawn before you take care of the problem.
  3. chimmygew

    chimmygew LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    Could be raccoons digging for grubs.
  4. Greenatthis

    Greenatthis LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 24

    I used to have something like that in my neighbors yard. It was armadillos.
  5. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    Looks like squirrels digging to me, thats what one or two of my lawns look like sometimes....from the squirrles
  6. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    Better call Wallace & Grommet!
  7. gren4golf

    gren4golf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    grub damage from fall probably did notice last season critters like skunks coons etc still searching
  8. EXspyguy

    EXspyguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    If it were into the dirt a little more I would say it was a wild turkey. They tear the snot out of my lawn.
  9. the double

    the double LawnSite Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 3

    Same thing in my yard, always happened at night.

    Rabbit, opossum, coon, skunk, take your pick at which one.
  10. Toad

    Toad LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 443

    :rolleyes: are you on good terms with your neighbors?

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