Ever wonder what’s going on with that patch of dead grass on your lawn? Is it a disease; is it insect or pest damage?
Below are images and descriptions of some of the most common lawn diseases, including the management tools you’ll need to get your lawn back on track. A disease will not occur unless three factors are present simultaneously over a certain period of time. The three disease development factors are:
1) Susceptible plant
2) Favorable environment
The first step is to identify if you have cool or warm season grass. If you need help determining your grass type visit the cool and warm grass pages.
Cool Season (Northern) Grass Diseases
Warm Season (Southern) Grass Diseases