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Wet & Slimy or Fluffy White Fungus on Your Lawn is Probably Pythium Blight

Wet & Slimy or Fluffy White Fungus on Your Lawn is Probably Pythium Blight

During summer, if you happen to walk outside to see wet, slimy, or fluffy white fungus on your grass, then your lawn has more than likely been attacked by a disease called Pythium blight. This disease creeps up in the summer under the right conditions. Learn more about Pythium blight and how you can fight it off in areas such as Allentown, Emmaus, Macungie, and surrounding areas of Pennsylvania. Why Your Lawn May Have Gotten Pythium Blight As with any fungal...
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The Best Way to Prevent Red Thread Lawn Disease in Pennsylvania

When the air gets cooler and there is excess moisture on the ground, your cool-season grass is more prone to develop a lawn disease called red thread. The name comes from the pinkish-red threads that grow out of the tops of the grass blades. While the appearance may seem disconcerting, it is relatively easy for our lawn care experts to eliminate. Learn more about this fungal disease and how we at Green Turf Care can help properties in Allentown, Emmaus, Macungie, and nearby...
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5 Most Common Lawn Diseases and How to Treat Them

5 Most Common Lawn Diseases and How to Treat Them

Different lawn diseases attack different lawn types and it is important to take care of your turf to prevent them and at the same time keep an eye out for any possible signs of common lawn diseases. The sooner you treat your lawn, the better. Typically, lawn diseases have their seasons, however, winter and summer are prime times for many diseases. Lawn diseases start to develop earlier than winter or summertime, but the first signs start to show as the temperatures go low or...
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Leaf Spot Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Leaf Spot Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Leaf spot is a common turf disease caused by bacteria and fungi. The disease cycle could start from spots or lesions on grass blades and progress onto rot or death of the plant known as melting out. Melting out is a different disease also caused by fungi in the same group. Melting out and leaf spot are usually mentioned together. If you don’t control leaf spot in the beginning stages, eventually, it will result in turf fatality. The grasses that are most commonly affected are...
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Dealing With Lawn Problems: The Guide

Dealing With Lawn Problems: The Guide

Nowadays, there are many common lawn problems concerning homeowners. The truth is, weeds are not the only thing that stands between you and the lawn of your dreams. Once the turf is established, you also need to watch out for pests, fungal diseases and even issues like Fido. If you have been spotting mysterious brown spots or dry patches plaguing your grass, you should not worry about it – and rather than worrying – start seeking help from the top rated lawn care...
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Aerating Your Lawn: When, How & Why To Aerate Your Lawn In Fall?

Aerating Your Lawn: When, How & Why To Aerate Your Lawn In Fall?

Fall is the perfect time for many things and definitely the best time of the year for aerating and seeding your lawn. The reason behind this is obvious – the soil in the fall season is warm, the nights are cool and the dying weeds make this season the perfect time for aeration (as well as overseeding and general lawn seeding). Why Should You Aerate Your Lawn In Fall? The benefits of lawn aeration take many forms and shapes. First of them comes in the form of stronger...
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Why Is A Lawn Winterizer So Important For Your Lawn?

Why Is A Lawn Winterizer So Important For Your Lawn?

If you are new to the term lawn winterizer, it is basically one that is used to describe various winter lawn applications on different grasses. Generally speaking, the winter months are heavy and challenging for any lawn, regardless of its size or type. Because of that, lawn winterizers emerged as a solution that can be used in lawn care, using all sorts of fertilizer blends for applications timed from late August through late November. If you are interested in a lawn fertilizer...
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Fairy Ring Lawn Disease – Everything You Need to Know About It

Fairy Ring Lawn Disease – Everything You Need to Know About It Let’s face it – lawn diseases can be a real problem sometimes and they can definitely do pretty serious damages to your lawn in Allentown, PA.  One of these lawn diseases is fairy ring! Find out what fairy ring is exactly, what cause this lawn disease, and how to prevent it in the most efficient way! What is Fairy Ring? Fairy ring is a lawn disease caused by various solinhabiting fungi. These fungi can cause the growth ...
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Melting Out Leaf Spot might be in your Macungie lawn!

Melting Out Leaf Spot might be in your Macungie lawn! First of all, what is melting out leaf spot? If you live in Macungie and you enjoy learning about lawn care you might have seen grass turn a light, dark, or reddish brown color. Usually it can be spotted in a 2-foot area that is in irregular patches.   This lawn care disease affects cool season grasses. If you have Kentucky bluegrass, make sure that you are well aware of this during the summer months. You can breath a sigh...
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