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By Tatters

United Kingdom Gb

Tonight for the first time our lawn was covered in what looked like maggots (white and about 2cm long). We relaid the turf 3 years ago and it's the first time this has happened. An idea what they could be and what could have caused it?



Sounds horrible

5 Aug, 2012


A guess is leatherjacket larvae.

5 Aug, 2012


Leatherjacket grubs eat roots, especially grass roots - so your lawn dies and falls off in brown patches.

6 Aug, 2012

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