FROM THE EXPERT

Plantain, Narrow-leaf

Narrow-leaf plantain is a perennial weed that is common in turfgrass. It typically appears on drier sites and on neutral basic soils. It often grows in compacted soils.

Compost

The compost we use to topdress a lawn is 100% natural, derived from decomposed leaves and yard trimmings. In addition to adding nutrients to the soil,

Chickweed, Common

Common chickweed is a mat-forming winter annual but may occur as a short-lived perennial. Leaves are opposite, egg or oval shaped, and sparsely hairy.

Disease Triangle

Diseases arise due to three factors occurring simultaneously. A susceptible host (stressed lawn), a pathogen capable of infecting the host, and the environmental

Plantain, Broadleaf

Broadleaf plantain is a perennial weed that is common in turfgrass. It prefers to grow in moist, nutrient-rich soil and is regularly found in compacted soil.

Red Thread

Red thread is a cool season disease that is commonly found on turfgrass in the northeast. It is most active at temperatures of 60 – 70 degrees F.


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