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Brown sod????

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by scraper69, Aug 11, 2005.

  1. scraper69

    scraper69 LawnSite Senior Member
    from mi
    Posts: 477

    got a few brown/dead and thin spots in some new sod..i laid about a month ago. Customer claims to be watering properly. Over all lawn looks great. Green and growing.. just few spots... real thin and brown. What could this be

    SHOWCASE LAWNS LLC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 238

    Spots That Are Watered Too Much Or Not Enough .........fungus......insect Damage..........did Someone Spray For Weeds ???.......... Bad Soil Prep In That Area ...........or Just Plain Old Bad Luck,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,how Bout Posting Some Good Pics. Close Up And A Few Of The Areas In General ?
  3. RedEarthLab

    RedEarthLab LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    Sometimes the sod gets cut too thin and has a hard time establishing what roots are left. This problem is usually fairly obvious because the brown grass follows the pattern of the sod edge. A little extra phosphate can help speed up the recovery process. A picture would be nice.

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