Originally Posted by Smallaxe
How many professional lawncare folks ACTUALLY check the soil moisture FIRST when the grass starts to 'brown'???
Who believes that the first step is to look at pictures and descriptions to figure out the best Fungicide to apply???
1) I use a "truth detector" (soil probe)
2) Diagnosing via pictures is something retail garden centers rely on. They always have one finger on the cash register while they're talkin' to customers.
A soil probe tells it all. Soil moisture/at what depth/ root depth, etc, etc.