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fescue problem

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by straightlinelawns, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. straightlinelawns

    straightlinelawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    alot of my accounts are fescue grass and i live in georgia. the problem is every summer the fescue gets this fugus or something that is brown patches all over. I have seen it a million times and forgot the name of it and how to treat/prevent it. any help would be great!! ps. it happens to lawns with irrigation and none irrigation.
  2. chariot

    chariot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Are you thinking of "brown patch"? That's the name.
  3. Fescue Farmer

    Fescue Farmer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 202

    Go to Lesco - use Bayleton - it is mucho expensive but works systemically - bye - bye brown patch! On irrigated lawns, water at sunrise - brown patch fungus loves dark, wet, hot and humid conditions - in other words it loves the South when there is no sunshine!
  4. TotalCareSolutions

    TotalCareSolutions LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 518

    Most often grass turning brown comes from dehydration.

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