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  1. Sampling

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/sampling

    information. Step 1: Collect the Sample For “high cut turf ” such as residential lawns, athletic fields, parks, ... residential lawns. If a problem is suspected, send a sample from the declining area as soon as the symptoms ... commercial sites and sod farms use a shovel, spade or knife to collect the turf sample. Collect a sample that ...

  2. Updated Turfgrass Disease Fact Sheets

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/updated-turfgrass-disease-fact-sheets

    the following turfgrass disease fact sheets. For more information contact Joe or Todd.   UPDATED ... Turfgrass, HYG-3084-10   Lawn and Turf Series   Annual Grass Weed Control in Home Lawns, HYG-4002-93 ... Lawns, HYG-4010-96 Turfgrass Species Selection, HYG-4011 Lawn Mowing, HYG-4020-93 What to Look for in ...

  3. Lawn Update

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/lawn-update-0

    lawn. Injured turf from low temperatures and clipping on lawn. Lawn mowed the day before temperatures ... of the lawn and when mowed the lower tender leaf blades are exposed. If the mowing was done shortly ... Diseases slow- red thread and leaf spots have slowed down considerably with dryer weather. These ...

  4. Red Thread and Leaf Spot are Active!

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/red-thread-and-leaf-spot-are-active-0

    long periods of wet turf. The disease is more prevalent in spring and fall but can occur in any season. ... https://turfdisease.osu.edu/publications/turfgrass-fungicide-table-updated.   Red Thread in fine fescue lawn, May 2011, Columbus, Ohio Close-up of Red Thread fungus in fine ... a troublesome spring diseases on Kentucky bluegrass (especially common bluegrasses), fescues and other lawn ...

  5. Lawn Update

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/lawn-update

    of the lawn and when mowed the lower tender leaf blades are exposed. If the mowing was done shortly ... the Kentucky Bluegrass at the top has less injury. Low temperature injury to lawn. Injured turf from ... low temperatures and clipping on lawn. Lawn mowed the day before temperatures went down to 28 degrees ...

  6. Red Thread and Leaf Spot are Active!

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/red-thread-and-leaf-spot-are-active

    usually occurs during mild temperatures and long periods of wet turf. The disease is more prevalent in ... deficient in phosphorous the disease is often severe. Other cultural practices that promote healthy turf and ... https://turfdisease.osu.edu/publications/turfgrass-fungicide-table-updated. Red Thread in fine fescue lawn, May 2011, Columbus, Ohio Close-up of Red Thread fungus in fine ...

  7. Lawn Maintenance Made Easy

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/lawn-maintenance-made-easy

    each week." It's time to water the lawn when footprints remain in the turf (leaf blades lose ... tissue," he said. Homeowners are encouraged to mow their lawns on the taller side of the recommended range ... removing no more than a third of the leaf blade when mowing. Lawns cut at higher heights do not require ...

  8. Fungicides, Red Thread, Leaf Spots, Patch Diseases and Dollar Spot

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/fungicides-red-thread-leaf-spots-patch-diseases-and-dollar-spot-0

    into the crown which can cause the turf to thin. To manage the disease, properly mow the turf high to ... LAWN AND HIGH CUT TURFGRASS DISEAES--- Red Thread: This relatively superficial disease has become ... leaf blades. This disease is strictly a superficial problem and one that will not kill the turf. Under ...

  9. Mowing Lawns

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/mowing-lawns-0

    of clippings. High quality mowed lawn. Shredded turf leaf tips. Excessive clippings; grass allowed to ... irrigated, an old lawn or a new lawn, proper mowing is essential for a high quality lawn. Properly mowed ... not properly mowed. Mowing is in a way a “controlled” injury to plants, if properly executed the lawn ...

  10. Fungicides, Red Thread, Leaf Spots, Patch Diseases and Dollar Spot

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/fungicides-red-thread-leaf-spots-patch-diseases-and-dollar-spot

    into the crown which can cause the turf to thin. To manage the disease, properly mow the turf high to ... LAWN AND HIGH CUT TURFGRASS DISEAES--- Red Thread: This relatively superficial disease has become ... leaf blades. This disease is strictly a superficial problem and one that will not kill the turf. Under ...

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