Current Conditions: Patch Disease

We’ve been encountering a fair amount of “patch disease” on lawns in our customer areas in the past week or so. The term “patch disease” refers to any of a number of fungal diseases that attack the roots of turfgrass. They have the characteristic symptoms of crescent-shaped or circular patches of dead grass surrounding clumps…

Gypsy Moth Recovery

The leaf-eating Gypsy Moth caterpillar (Lymantria dispar) is one of the most invasive and destructive pests in the United States, and has killed or damaged millions of acres of trees. The past years’ of drought conditions in many regions of the country inhibited the fungus that is a natural predator of the Gypsy Moth larvae,…