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mystery disease

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by ussoldierforhire, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. ussoldierforhire

    ussoldierforhire LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    I have a strange patch of white in my yard that is super hard. I had to pry part of it up with the edge of a rake today. Below the hard white crust is kinda wet and sandy with THICK roots. Someone please help me identify and cure this.

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  2. FYS777

    FYS777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,305

    did anyone do some plastering in the house and rinse there tools out in the lawn??? I've had this happen in one of my places, a thought?? simualer look.
     
  3. ussoldierforhire

    ussoldierforhire LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    well it is a new house
     
  4. FYS777

    FYS777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,305

    I thought i would ask that, because it sounds and looks familiar. dig it out put dirt, or compost and reseed it will be fine.
     
  5. ussoldierforhire

    ussoldierforhire LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    Word....thanks
     
  6. ussoldierforhire

    ussoldierforhire LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    OK so wife just confirmed that painters spilled stuff there. women
     
  7. FYS777

    FYS777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,305

    no problem, remember love your wife,
     
  8. kirk1701

    kirk1701 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    Yep, it does kinda resemble the look of a paint pan being washed out.
     
  9. FYS777

    FYS777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,305

    I've gotten on paint guys before for doing that in the lawns i do!! :laugh:
     
  10. ussoldierforhire

    ussoldierforhire LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    I'm suprised it's lasted a couple years there though.
     

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