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Here some picture of my lawn. There is a ring in my Lawn for about 1 1/2 years now. What is it and how do i get rid of it??? See Pictures

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Looks to me like there used to be a flower bed there years ago. How long have you lived there and has it been there the whole time you have lived there?
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Crop circles.

You'll need an aerial photo to confirm though.




I really don't know, but there could be something left behind in the soil from something that is no longer there. Years ago, I had our sidewalk busted up, and removed when we changed it's route, and for a while after that you could see a "ghost" of where the old sidewalk ran because the grass was a slightly different color there.
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Might have fairy ring (lawn fungus) google it see if symptoms match
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I bought the house new about 3 years ago and watched them put down the sod and about 1 1/2 year later this formed and been there since?
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has it changed in size?
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No it has always been that size
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Maybe a piece of equipment at the site sprung a hydraulic leak and that has contaminated the soil. Dig up some of the soil and put it in a jar of water then shake it up and leave over night to see if oil separates from the soil.

I can't believe that it has been around for 3 years but who knows. Hydraulic fluid is thick.
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I'd think digging into the ring a little might yield some answers. Maybe there is wood or something else buried under the surface.
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I'd think digging into the ring a little might yield some answers. Maybe there is wood or something else buried under the surface.
What do you think, should I dig on the inside (Middle) of the ring or should i dig on the outer part of it right at the ring?

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