Lawn Maintenance and Diseases


Courtesy of by William M. Brown of

Above: Fairy rings in lawn.

Earlier this spring we talked about getting a lawn started and annual fertilizing. With all the rain we've been having we have just about reached the perfect storm for lawn diseases. I've always been a strong advocate of leaving grass a little longer than golf course length to maintain the health of the root system. Longer blades shade the roots and keep them from baking in the sun, causing them to sunburn. That hasn't been an issue so far this year but there is another issue we need to be on the lookout for, mold and fungus.

Cool, damp weather such as we've had for the past month, is preci...

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