Georgia’s high humidity and heat can encourage lawn fungus, brown patches, red thread, and other lawn diseases. Don’t let that happen to your lawn. Every disease treatment recommended by your SavATree lawn specialist is based on analysis of the types of grass in your landscape and your growing environment.
When we apply a lawn disease treatment to your lawn, the protected part of the blade gets removed as it grows and is mowed off. Thus, multiple applications of a lawn disease treatment may be required. The longevity of a lawn disease treatment mainly depends on the types of grass in your landscape, the specific lawn disease being treated and weather conditions
Pathogens are never totally eradicated from the lawn. Diseases can lay dormant in the thatch or in the plants waiting for the right conditions to become active. Your lawn maintenance consultant will work with you to develop a program that integrates carefully targeted treatments for specific areas where undesirable weeds, crabgrass, damaging insects and lawn diseases exist. In order to develop turf that is more competitive against lawn disease, your program may also include a balance of specially formulated nutrients and slow-release fertilizers.
In order to properly treat lawn disease, you should get an expert opinion from a specialist who knows Atlanta’s conditions. Different kinds of lawn fungus cause different types of lawn diseases.
Fusarium diseases are caused by a specific type of lawn fungus, and occur predominantly in the spring before new, succulent growth has the chance to harden off. Treatment for fusarium lawn disease may be required every 3–4 weeks to gain control. Should these diseases persist, slice seeding new grass varieties into your lawn is recommended to reduce the percentage of susceptible grass types.
Red thread is a type of lawn fungus that can be a 3 season problem for fescue lawns. This lawn disease is most prevalent when the weather is damp or humid.
Dollar spot is most common on bluegrass, but it also affects all cool season turf grasses. Environmental conditions favoring dollar spot lawn disease are warm days and cool-warm nights with high humidity or prolonged dew. It’s generally thought of as a summer lawn disease, occurring primarily from June to September.
A patch disease infection (including Zoysia Patch) doesn’t become obvious until the plants go into stress, which normally occurs in June or July as a result of heat and reduced rain. Patch lawn disease can be reduced with a minimum of 4 applications. Our treatment protects your lawn for summer patch and brown patch conditions.
Spring dead spot is found mostly on Bermuda turf and occasionally on Zoysia. The disease can be seen in the spring following periods of long, cold, and freezing temperatures during the winter months. This can be reduced and even prevented with the proper preventative fungicide application in the late fall.
Ready to call in the experts? Get in touch for a free consultation.
Chestnut Ridge, NY
Oak Park, IL
Andra S., Horticulturalist
Bryn Mawr, PA
April and Jim B.
Edina Country Club
Chester County Resident
Mortgage Professionals, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
New Rochelle, NY
Gail S., Director
Historical Society of Princeton
Old Lyme, CT
J. Todd Lamm
NJ Tree Expert
Jeffrey H., Vassar College
Jerry and Sue F.
Pleasantville Country Club Corporation, Inc.
John K., Southbury, CT
West Hartford, CT
Kathleen G. Gallagher, Executive Director
The Charles Ives Center for the Arts
Briarcliff Manor, NY
Kimberly and Bruce W.
Cape Cod, MA
Kristin C., CPO
Evergreen Woods North
Asbury Park, NJ
Hyannis Port, MA
Dix Hills, NY
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Cortlandt Manor, NY
Great Neck, NY
Timothy J. Strano
Concord Country Club
Historic Hudson Valley, NY
Show me landscape content specific to my geography
Use Your Zipcode