Green Grass: Is a fungus making it brown?

When I hear fungus, I immediately think mushroom, it is not something that can affect if your grass is green. But there are a lot of different fungi that can affect your yard and hurt the chances of you having your grass green. There are different ones in the winter as opposed to summer, so let’s dive into some summer ones that could severely hurt your yard.

Is it Brown Patch Fungus?

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Firstly, what is brown patch fungus? It is a fungal infection of the turf. Secondly, It is treated with a specific kind of fungicide that helps inhibit its growth. The best way to prevent the disease from spreading is to identify it correctly and quickly. Thirdly, to do that you really do have to call a professional. Lastly, If you use the wrong type of fungicide to fix it you could end up having to do a complete re-sod of your yard because it will ruin it.

Is it Dollar Spot Fungus?

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Firstly, what is dollar spot fungus? It is a fungus that wreaks havoc on your turf. It will appear on your lawn as white, straw-colored round patches that look like the silver dollar. Secondly, it will come when the humidity is high and can spread quite quickly. Thirdly, the best way to prevent it is actually through proper fertilization and irrigation. This will help keep your grass strong and annual aeration services always help that way it keeps proper airflow throughout your grass.

Green Grass: Now what?

With there being so many funguses out there, let our own lawn experts explain to you what is causing your yard to be brown, and how to help. When you can’t figure it out, reach out to us. And let the professionals help your grass be green.

All of us at RH Miller Pest Services take pride in making sure that you have peace of mind. Servicing cities like Oviedo, in Central Florida for over 29 years, we have the expertise to get the results you desire! Bugs, Wildlife, or Lawn; we do it all. Find out why we have a 5 STAR rating on Google today! Give us a call at 407-339-7119.

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