Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Why Is My Lawn Dying?


PEST ALERT UPDATE FROM NCSU TURFILES

Large Patch Disease
You know it’s officially spring in North Carolina when there are giant patches of brown grass in bermudagrass, centipedegrass, St. Augustinegrass, and zoysiagrass. These giant patches of brown grass are better known as large patch, caused by the fungus Rhizoctonia solani, and if you’ve ever had an outbreak of this disease, you now know why the disease was coined large patch.

What you may not know is what your control options are this time of year. To find out, read the whole article posted on the Pender Extension website: http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/2013/05/why-is-my-lawn-dying/

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