During the summer, fungal diseases are frequent in Atlanta lawns. Here are the most prevalent, as well as hints on how to recognize them.
The diameter of these unattractive symmetrical patches ranges from a few inches to a few feet. When a patch is left untreated, the central area recovers over time, forming a doughnut-shaped pattern.
Dollar spot, so named because of its silver-dollar-sized spots, can swiftly spread throughout your grass.
Zoysia patch appears as little orange-tan patches the size of a dinner plate as Zoysia grass emerges from winter slumber. They can swiftly grow to 20 feet or more in diameter and must be treated immediately to prevent further damage.
These small buried circular areas quickly expand to a foot in diameter during hot, humid weather. The grass blades quickly become matted, orange or dark gray in color, and oily. Eventually, grass blades turn brown and shrivel. This sickness necessitates immediate treatment.