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Holes in lawn and soil

Zone CA91362 | Momitis added on March 31, 2015 | Answered

After 5 years living in my home, I recently found holes in my garden lawn and soil approx 2-inch diameter and 1-2 inches deep. See photos. I'm concerned because my grandchildren play in the garden a lot. I would appreciate your help in finding out what caused these holes.

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shelley
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Answered on March 31, 2015

This article will help you with all the possibilities:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/lawn-and-garden-holes.htm

If I had to venture a guess I would say these shallow divots in your lawn turf are caused by either a skunk or raccoon searching for insects or a squirrel burrowing or retrieving food.

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