Disease & Plant Health

Gray Leaf Spot: A Florida Summer Turf Disease

Disease & Plant HealthTurfgrass

Gray leaf spot is a turf disease that affects St. Augustinegrass primarily during Forida’s rainy, humid summers. Caused by a fungus, it presents in oblong tan spots. Gray leaf spot disease can be managed by watering early in the morning, limiting use of nitrogen fertilizers, and regularly applying fungicides.

Pesticide Spraying

Sod Webworms: A Florida Summer Pest

Disease & Plant Health

Tropical sod webworms are turf caterpillars found in the southeastern United States. They are active during warm, humid summers, feeding on grass and ultimately creating brown, dead patches. Landscape companies prevent sod webworms through responsible lawn care practices and eradicate webworms with chemical treatments.

Brown Patch Fungus

Brown Patch Fungus

Disease & Plant Health

Brown Patch Fungus runs rampant in Central Florida, usually in the fall when temperatures tend to start dipping below 80°F. Irrigation heads are putting...

Florida Bug on Leaf

4 Common Garden Insects

Disease & Plant Health

Pest control is something every garden-conscious homeowner in Florida is going to have to face. In this article, we’ll take a brief look at a few of the most common offenders, the damage they cause, and how to identify them.