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by Mechele on April 08, 2006 10:02 PM
I have figured out that the reason my lawn turned brown, I have Crane Flies, what can I do to get rid of them ?

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Mechele
by Longy on April 10, 2006 03:27 AM
Healthy lawn will handle pests and shrug off diseases better than unhealthy or neglected lawns.
Here's a website to that effect.

http://www.inharmony.com/html/crane_flies.html

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by Mechele on April 10, 2006 05:37 AM
Hmmmmm....I understand the most of this but it did not tell me what I need to do...I am confused ! [dunno]

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Mechele
by Longy on April 11, 2006 04:51 AM
Well you need to care for your lawn. Fertilise, water, mow on a high setting etc. Get it growing strong and healthy.

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The secret is the soil.
by Mechele on April 12, 2006 05:03 AM
Well the lawn was neglected when I moved in ( We just bought the place ) so what you are saying is if it is taken care of this will eleminate my problem ?

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Mechele
by Wrennie on April 26, 2006 02:18 AM
I didn't know craneflys could hurt a lawn.

heres one good article:
http://naturallyhamilton.ca/files/european_crane.pdf

Other articles said to use a grub control to get rid of them.
Did the last people have dogs? Sometimes old dog pee (etc) patches burn the lawn and look like grub damage.

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