Lawn diseases, fungi
fighting lawn diseases

Summer Lawn Diseases

  Brown patch Example of Brown Patch. Photo by Dr. Van Cline, Agronomist, The Toro Company. This disease is prevalent during moist, hot weather on over-fertilized lawns.  Brown patch… Read more »

Lawn issues might be a dog rather than disease
fighting lawn diseases

Is It Really Lawn Disease?

The best time to assess your turf’s state of health is before mowing. As you pick up fallen twigs or remove other items from the lawn, you should take a careful look at any areas that appear wilt… Read more »

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fighting lawn diseases

Identifying Diseases

Many diseases will leave bleached-out, dead turf.  When this occurs you not only lose the grass, but you also lose the opportunity to determine what caused the problem.  Diseases are progr… Read more »

Spring through fall lawn diseases
fighting lawn diseases

Spring-Through-Fall Lawn Diseases

Fairy Rings Fairy rings are rings of dark green grass, often accompanied by a ring of mushrooms. Grass often withers in the center of the ring. Photo by Dr. Van Cline, Agronomist, The Toro Compa… Read more »

Fall through spring lawn diseases
fighting lawn diseases

Fall-Through-Spring Lawn Diseases

Typhula blight (gray snow mold) Gray snow molds are more apt to develop when early, wet snow falls on unfrozen ground. Photo by Dr. Van Cline, Agronomist, The Toro Company Strictly a cold-weat… Read more »