How to spot grubs and billbugs in your lawn

In the summer months lawns often show signs of the heat, with brown spots and other problems occasionally appearing. While some brown spots may be the result of underwatering, oftentimes there may be other issues. Many so-called dead or brown spots in the lawn may actually be the result of an insect damaging your lawn. Grubs…

Lawn Disease: Necrotic Ring Spot

Every year we see more lawns suffering from a soil-borne fungus called Necrotic Ring Spot. The name comes from the dead or yellow “rings” that appear in the lawn. Unlike fairy ring, which have a dark green ring, necrotic ring spot kills the grass. This fungus, however, only affects Kentucky bluegrass. Unfortunately, once it appears…