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Fall through spring lawn diseases

Fall-Through-Spring Lawn Diseases

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Typhula blight (gray snow mold) Strictly a cold-weather disease, typhula blight appears where snow cover has melted, especially in areas where snow has drifted or been piled. Look for: Irregular 2 to 24 inch patches of bleached-out, matted turf covered with moldy, grayish white mycelium.¬†Embedded in the leaves and crowns of infected plants you will see tiny black or orange-brown spherical sclerotia (hard fungus bodies). Management: Avoid heavy nitrogen fertilization…