Adult Crane Flies (Daddy Long Legs) are emerging and laying their eggs. The eggs hatch a few weeks afterwards and feed on plant roots. They can even overwinter if it’s mild and can cause damage the following summer!
Aeration is crucial to creating a great lawn allowing air, water and nutrients to get down to the grass roots.
Ideal time to get rid of thatch in the lawn by scarifying.
Don’t forget to drain down irrigation systems before winter.
Still time to seed or turf this month – weather and ground conditions allowing