grass fungus - Knowledgebase Question

Lampasas, TX
Avatar for tracymwebb
Question by tracymwebb
May 9, 2007
We have an area in our yard that is always wet. Now we are starting to see round patches where the grass is dieing. What do you think it is and what should we do?

Answer from NGA
May 9, 2007

I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!

I suspect it is a fungal disease caused by the Rhizoctonia fungus. I would try to avoid overwatering and also see what can be done to remedy the tendency of this area to stay wet. With warming weather this particular disease will go away on its own.

Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Murky and is called "Pink and Yellow Tulips"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.