Lawn Diseases

AMERICAN LAWN GUIDE

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Brown Patch Disease is a turf fungal disease which creates brown circles in lawns which will quickly spread if left untreated. Brown Patch begins as a small circle, or several small circles a couple of inches...
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Dollar Spot Lawn Disease is a fungal lawn disease which appears most often as multiple small brown patches which are usually the size of a dollar coin, but can be between 1 to 4 inches in diameter. In some...
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Fairy Ring is a name which is applied to a condition which occurs in lawns which results in the formation of circular shaped patterns of either visible mushrooms or bright green rings. Many different species...
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Moss grows in lawns whenever the lawn has become weak and is dying away. Moss can only grow under wet and permanently moist conditions and only in places with high levels of shade. For many grasses these same...
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Necrotic Ring Spot is one of the worst fungal lawn diseases which can attack our Cool Season lawns, and it's treatment and removal is never easily achieved. In fact, killing Necrotic Ring Spot will consist of...
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Powdery Mildew is a fungal disease which affects lawns and many different plant species. The disease is easily characterized and detected by a powdery white substance which is seen over the lawns surface. The...
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Red Thread is a disease which is most recognizable by it's red or pinkish threads which resemble a spiders web fusing the leaf blades of the turf together. This same way the disease presents itself is also how...
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Take All Root Rot, also know as Take All Disease and Take All Patch, is a severe fungal disease which rots away at the root system of lawn, causing the lawn to first turn yellow, then brown, and if left...