Snow Mold

Snow mold is a fungal disease that can rear its ugly head when snow melts in early spring. It’s a common occurrence on lawn turf in years when early winter snows cover an unfrozen ground or when ground conditions are unseasonably wet. Since homeowners in many SavATree service areas just experienced a couple of very…

What’s Hot!

Republished with permission from Brian A. Kunkel, Extension Specialist, Ornamental IPM , University of Delaware Cooperative Extension at https://extension.udel.edu We have seen lush growth of lichens and moss this season, mostly on understory trees and shrubs that are in partial shade. High humidity and adequate rainfall have supported the growth of lichens, which are symbiotic…

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Gazing In The Grass

Republished with permission from Frank S. Rossi, Associate Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Cornell University Turfgrass Program http://turf.cals.cornell.edu The residual effects of the six week stretch of high temperature, high humidity and rainfall is revealing more and more stressed turf. It is likely that if you are seeing turf decline at this time, the actual…