Summer is knocking on the door and with warmer temperatures comes lawn diseases! Common diseases for home lawns are Red Thread (top left), Brown Patch (top right) and Dollar Spot (bottom left). Brown Patch and Dollar Spot can look similar, however, Dollar Spot is discernible by it’s mid-leaf, hourglass shaped lesion (bottom right). They all have the potential to decimate a lawn, throwing all that work you put into your lawn right down the drain. Our technicians will recommend fungicide applications at the first sign of disease, however preventative applications are the best way to ensure a disease free lawn.
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