Common Lawn Diseases: Control & Treatment

No Australian lawn is immune to lawn diseases. Any lawn anywhere in the country can be affected. If your lawn is suffering, looks brown or patchy, or is covered in plant matter that’s not actual grass, then there’s a good chance it’s suffering from some form of lawn disease.

In this post, you’ll discover common lawn diseases to be aware of, tips for identifying lawn problems, lawn disease control and how to treat a variety of Australian lawn diseases.

What Are Some Common Types Of Lawn Disease?

Different types of grasses can suffer from a variety of diseases in Australia. Certain lawn diseases are more prevalent in particular areas of the country than some others. Let’s list some of the more common lawn diseases for easy reference:

  • Dollar Spot
  • Brown Patches
  • Anthracnose
  • Helmo
  • Pythium
  • Fusarium
  • Red Thread
  • Root Decline
  • And quite a few more…

How To Identify Problems With Your Lawn

Unless you’re a lawn care expert you probably won’t be able to diagnose exactly what might be happening to your own lawn. However, going online can help. You can view photos of a variety of lawn issues and diseases and determine which issue most closely matches your particular problem. Once you have a fair idea you can do further research to nail down the actual problem.
Until you’ve determined the exact cause of your lawn problem, you won’t be able to come up with the right solution and treatment plan.

Lawn Disease Control and Treatment

If the lawn in your front or backyard is not looking as lush as it once was, don’t fret. There are ways to control lawn diseases and there is an effective lawn disease treatment to eradicate any problem you have.
There are products you can buy at your local hardware store that will help, but if you’re not absolutely sure what your issue is, you might want to call in a professional service to take a look at your grass, to make an accurate diagnosis and formulate the right treatment plan.
Either way, have peace of mind in the knowledge that there will be a solution to your lawn problem.

The Wrap

There are many problems and diseases that can attack a lawn, so the best way to identify the issue and deal with it is to call in professional lawn care experts. Give the friendly team at Hort Culture a call.

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