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By MELINDA MYERS
Contributor 

Keep your lawn green and healthy all season long

 

March 22, 2018

Contributed graphic wi.rr.com

The chart above shows the months during which lawn care enthusiasts should be watching for certain diseases to be appearing.

A healthy lawn is your best defense against lawn diseases and other problems. But when the weather favors the disease more than your lawn, problems can occur. 

Reduce the risk of disease by keeping your lawn healthy. Mow high to encourage deeply rooted grass that is more drought tolerant and resistant to disease problems. Water early in the day so the grass leaves, blades, dry quickly and less water is lost to evaporation.

Apply the right type and amount of fertilizer at the proper time to limit the risk of disease. Regular fertilization, three to four times per year, encourages better re...



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