Top Ten Turf Problems
Caused by excessive shade, poor ventilation and acidic soils.
Crown feeding larvae in the spring.
Caused by poor turf health,
vigor and conducive weather conditions.
Nutritional Deficiency and Discoloration
Caused by inadequate fertilization.
Thinning and Bare Spots
Caused by compacted
soil, poor soil conditions, heavy clay content, shade, improper
watering, heavy usage, etc.
Weeds in Turf
Solution: Application of herbicide on a timely basis to control broadleaf weeds. Seeding may be necessary to improve turf density that will deter week encroachment into the turf.
Ornamental Bed Weeds
Solution: A post emergent herbicide is applied to control existing weeds. Three pre-emergent herbicide applications (spring, summer and fall) to control new weeds.
Caused by excessive build
up of acid - rich plant material that deters turf vigor.
Solution: Watering 1/2 inch three mornings a week on a consistent basis is recommended.
Blackberry and Other Woody Vegetation
Solution: Application of specialty herbicides in the spring and fall are recommended.
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