Mole Damage during a Michigan Winter

Mole Damage during a Michigan Winter

A common myth among home owners is that moles hibernate during winter.  Unfortunately, moles are active even throughout the colder months.  Here’s what you can do to control them. Moles are one of the most common lawn pests in West Michigan.  Although...
How to deal with vole damage on your Grand Rapids lawn

How to deal with vole damage on your Grand Rapids lawn

Spring has arrived!  For AAA Lawn Care that means more calls about vole damage in Grand Rapids lawns. Voles, often called field mice, are small rodents that resemble a mouse but a stouter and shorter.  They are plant-eaters that primarily feed on grass and...
Spring Time Moles

Spring Time Moles

If you want to make your lawn a “No Mole Zone”, AAA Lawn Care has the solution for you! We at AAA Lawn Care are already hearing a lot about mole activity, largely due to the mild winter we had.  You can easily identify mole activity if you have piles or...
Voles vs. Moles – Which One Is Damaging My Lawn?

Voles vs. Moles – Which One Is Damaging My Lawn?

Voles and moles are two of the most destructive creatures to lawns this time of year in West Michigan.  Although they have similar sounding names, they are quite different animals.  Voles are very mouse-like in appearance, small and reddish to dark brown in color. ...
Vole Tunnels

Vole Tunnels

We starting to get some phone calls about little tunnels running across people’s lawns. In some cases, these tunnels are pretty extensive and look terrible. What you are seeing are vole tunnels. These little tunnels or pathways are temporary. As soil...
Vole Damage Revisited

Vole Damage Revisited

We have already had a number of questions from customers about lawn damage from voles. Here in West Michigan, February was a heavy snow month and the snow is just starting to melt away. This heavy snow cover tends to enhance damage from voles (field mice). Vole damage...