FROM THE EXPERT

Sorrel, Red

Red sorrel is a perennial weed that is common in turfgrass. It is often found on, but not limited to, acid soils and areas with poor drainage,

Snow Mold

Snow mold is a disease that affects most turf species in the northeast. Patches form and can be problematic in areas with extended periods of cool,

Scalping

Removing too much of the turfgrass canopy at one cutting can often cause stress and plant death. This is typically a problem in uneven landscapes.

Saturated Soils

Soil saturation or flooding caused by excessive rainfall or irrigation creates an unfavorable soil environment for root growth by displacing oxygen

Salt Damage

Lawns that are near the ocean can occasionally become flooded when ocean water washes in from a severe storm or high tides.

Sod Webworms

In New England there are several species of sod webworm that can attack the lawn, with the bluegrass webworm being the most important species.


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