Tag Archives: lawn disease

Red thread lawn disease (laetisaria fuciformis)

By | 17/01/2018

Red thread (laetisaria fuciformis) is a parasitic fungal disease which infects grass. It can appear in conjunction with pink patch lawn disease, causing similar symptoms. The disease causes areas of grass to discolour. These are usually circular, but they can coalesce into larger areas. These patches can appear over a few days, and may stay for several weeks.… Read More »

Pink patch lawn disease (limonomyces roseipellis)

By | 07/01/2018

Pink patch (limonomyces roseipellis) is a parasitic fungus which can infect lawn grass. It often appears in conjunction with red thread lawn disease, causing similar symptoms. The disease causes areas of grass to discolour. These are usually circular, but they can coalesce into larger areas. These patches can appear over a few days, and may stay for several… Read More »

Is your lawn infected with rust disease?

By | 28/02/2015

Recently, I have observed one or two of cases of my maintained lawns becoming infected with lawn rust disease. So I thought I’d explain a little about this disease and why grass in the North West is currently susceptible to this common infection. What is rust disease? Sometimes known as leaf rust or lawn rust, rust disease is… Read More »