Are there tiny dry spots on your lawn? If it looks like dry spots are popping up in the grass, you may have dollar spot disease. This lawn disease comes from air borne fungi. It flourishes during humid and warm weather. Humid conditions combined with fungi create tiny dry looking spots on your lawn.
How To Control Dollar Spot Disease:
- Water Properly – Avoid watering at night. Water deep and less frequent.
- Mow Correctly – Mow high and frequent.
- Regular Fertilization – Ensure that your lawn is on a proper fertilization schedule.
- Keep The Grass Growing – Make sure your lawn is growing even through dry/drought periods.
Treating Diseased Grass:
Dollar spot disease can be an ongoing problem on Kentucky bluegrass and perennial ryegrass and is often found in combination with red thread. Specialized treatment may be necessary in some severely diseased lawns. Lawns that have an annual history may need disease prevention. Dollar spot treatment should happen before the turf-grass becomes disease infested.