Leather jackets lead to re-turf

This week one of my jobs was to repair the damage done by leather jackets.

leatherjacketThe larvae of the crane fly (daddy long legs) can cause some serious damage to lawns if not dealt with quickly, as I found this week.

deadlawnleatherThe little critters were working their way up the lawn, and although the lawn was getting help from the local starling population, the lawn was losing. It was time for a re-turf.

returflawnleatherGreen valley will now be maintaining this garden and lawn, and keeping the nasty little grass munchers in check 🙂

 

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