Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mikeshere89, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. mikeshere89

    mikeshere89 LawnSite Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 117

    hoping someone remembers what to do about rust in a yard, i have a customer who has that fine dust in there yard and im sure ive seen it here mentioned before, i did a search but for some reason the page wouldnt come up. thanx
  2. rmartin

    rmartin LawnSite Member
    from mass
    Messages: 204

    its a fungus called "rust". Without getting into the particulars its treated by adding a little nitrogen. I like a chelated iron in a 12-0-0 mix. It causes the grass to grow enableing you to cut off the fungus as it grows. Try a moderate watering if it is dry, and pick up the grass clippings rather than mulching them. That just spreads it

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