Spring Dead Spot Update

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By now, most bermudagrass areas that were affected by Spring Dead Spot disease are in the process of filling in with healthy turf from the sides. With good fertilization and watering, along with this hot weather we are experiencing, bermudagrass will fill in those dead spots pretty quickly. Spring Dead Spot is a troublesome disease,… Read more »

Coming Soon…..Brown Patch

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With the late spring rains, be on the lookout for Brown Patch turf disease soon in Oklahoma lawns. High humidities, excessive rainfall, and warm temperatures are the perfect ingredients for turf disease such as Brown Patch to develop. There are three things that must be present for turf disease to occur…..a susceptible host, fungi present,… Read more »

Large Patch in Zoysiagrass Lawns

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Large Patch, or sometimes called Zoysia Patch, is a troublesome turf disease now in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas. It’s caused by a fungus called Rhizoctonia solani, which is found naturally in the soil. As its name implies, Large Patch Disease results in the formation of large patches of blighted turf that sometimes can… Read more »