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Raccoons: here’s what they can do to your lawn


I’ve had some requests from people wanting to know how to recognize the kind of damage raccoons can do to your lawn.

This photo from one of my readers shows what happens when a small band of 2-4 raccoons go “prowling” through your lawn looking for earthworms and tasty grubs. The raccoons are usually attracted to
our lush, green lawns in the fall when the rest of the countryside turns dry and brown.
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Posted on Friday, October 24th, 2008
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Green Lawn Good, Brown Lawn Bad

A 70-year-old woman was arrested in Orem, Utah, for failing to water her brown lawn.
Failing to maintain your lawn in Orem, Utah, is a misdemeanor. Betty Perry was arrested on July 6 after failing to give her name to a police officer who visited her home. During a struggle, Perry fell and injured her nose. The bleeding woman was placed in handcuffs, taken to jail and charged for resisting arrest and failing to maintain her landscaping.

Fortunately for Perry, the police officer didn’t notice the dandelions.

Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2007
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