Lawn Pest Control is an important part of a homeowner's list of responsibilities. It's not a secret that a well kept lawn increases the overall look of your home and can lead to an increase in the overall value of the home.
No one wants a lawn that has been destroyed by various lawn pests and insects that constantly eat it away. We can provide you with the right solutions to keep those lawn insects and pests away without having to spend a lot of money. We work hard to ensure that you get expert service to get these annoying pests under control.
Lawn diseases are much harder to cure than killing lawn insects. Some lawn diseases may persist for several years before you can get them completely under control. Timing is one of the most critical factors. You have to apply the fungicide at the correct stage of the disease development for it to have any impact on the disease. You must also re-apply fungicides, sometimes several times a year and for several years in a row.
Too much water near the surface is one reason that lawn diseases start to develop. Contrary to an old wive’s tale, watering at night does not necessarily create disease problems. However, too much water close to the surface can create many unnecessary problems that may lead to a lawn disease problem. Water needs to penetrate to a depth of 6” to 12”. Water your lawn for a longer period of time and less frequently during the spring, summer and fall. Aerate deeply, and do it as often as needed, to help water penetrate into the soil and not just run off. Check the depth of water penetration several times during the summer to make sure your lawn is receiving the necessary water. You can buy a lawn areator that attaches directly to a hose, or you can attach a pipe to a hose, to help get water deep into the soil. Poor drainage can be just as bad for a lawn as too much water. Roots need oxygen to grow. If the soil does not drain, there is not any oxygen in the soil for the roots to use. This condition can make a lawn more susceptible to a disease.
Different lawn diseases may need different chemicals to control them. ‘One-size-fits-all’ does not apply to lawn disease control. Each fungicide is specific for certain types of diseases. If you need help diagnosing which disease your lawn may have please contact us for a consultation and service.
Here's a few tips on outdoor pest control:
|Anthracnose:||Reddish-brown spots on leaves • blighted areas of lawn can vary in size from 2 inches to 10 feet
Warm to hot weather (80 to 90 degrees) • excess rain • poor drainage • underfertilization
|Brown Patch:||Leaves and stems die out in large, circular patches in lawn • one of the most common diseases of fescue lawns
Warm to hot weather (75 to 95 degrees) • high humidity • excess rain
a.k.a. Frog Disease:
Grass forms light green patches up to 24 inches wide that later turn a reddish brown • some patches may have circle of green grass in center
Warm temperatures (80 to 95 degrees) • high humidity • drought-stressed grass
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