What to do when you have summer patch

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by cod8825, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. cod8825

    cod8825 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    OK I live in the Kansas City MO area and this is a first for me so help me out. I am 99.9% sure that one of the yards I treat has summer patch I mean not only do I see the frog eyes I can almost see the frog crocking at me. :laugh::laugh:

    Anyway I haven't done anything to it what product should I put down and what cultural steps should I take to fix it. I want to be able to expain it to the customer so help me out please

  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,808

    We call it necrotic ring spot. Typical of sodded turf. We have not had acceptable control from chemicals. Rake the spots heavily and seed the spots with a top-quality disease-resistant blue/rye mixture.
    Or...cut the spot out square and 6 inches extra for border and resod the spots. Repeat as needed.

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