Spring has arrived, which means your grass is coming out of spring dormancy. During the spring it is common to have lighter patches of grass in the lawn. Don’t worry. It’s okay and it is temporary. Different shades of grass can be caused by a few things.
Lawns are in our area a combination of Perennial Rye Grass and Kentucky Blue Grass. There are also several unique varieties of these grasses. And, these grass types have slightly different characteristics. Different varieties of grasses merge from dormancy at various times. This makes the grass look mismatched and not uniformly green. As the grass continues to grow, it will blend back together. This usually happens by the end of May. With that said, there are some grass types to be on the lookout for. They can be a nuisance and invade your lawn.
Common Types Of Invading Grasses:
- Bent Grass
- Tall Grass
- Annual Blue Grass
It is important to identify these weedy invaders. Unfortunately, these type of grasses will not go away or blend in. Along with regular maintenance and A proper fertilization program is needed to help prevent and control lawn weeds. If you live in the Greater Cleveland Ohio area and have questions regarding your lawn call Brookside Lawn Service at 888.701.LAWN.