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Small holes about the size of a nickel in my yard

There are several small holes in my yard. Never seen them before. They’re about as big around as a nickel or so, not a mound of dirt, just a hole. We have 2 dogs and we have not seen any creatures. I am in Richmond, VA if that detail helps. We have 2 pear and 1 peach tree but nothing is producing yet. What is it? I am worried, as they look just like the picture on your website.

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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 04/14/2016 @ 9:47 pm

This could be birds, earthworms, insects, or solitary bees.

Small snakes can also be the culprit.

I would contact your local County Extension Office for a list of insects or animals that are common to your area.

Here is a link to help you locate your closest office.


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