Red thread is a cool season disease that is commonly found on turfgrass in the northeast. It is most active at temperatures of 60 – 70 degrees F.
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Soil compaction on a property can lead to turf dieback in those areas. A soil profile consists of a combination of air, water, mineral components (silt, sand, clay)
Most mushrooms in lawns are beneficial because they decompose organic matter, which in turn releases nutrients back into the lawn.
One of the more common insects found in home lawns is the Chinch bug. They feed on the grass blades by sucking out the fluids causing the turf to wilt,
Perennial Ryegrass is a cool season grass that germinates extremely fast. This makes it an ideal fit to pair with Kentucky Bluegrass varieties.
This disease is associated with Kentucky Bluegrass that is primarily growing in shaded areas. The humidity in shaded areas tends to be higher while the air circulation lower,