Lawn Disease: A Common Problem in the Seacoast Region


If you're a homeowner in the seacoast region, then you're likely familiar with lawn disease. This problem is common in our area and can cause a lot of damage to your lawn if not treated properly. In this blog, we will discuss the different types of lawn diseases that are common in our region, as well as how to treat them. We'll also provide some tips on how to prevent lawn disease from occurring in the first place.

Most Common Lawn Diseases in The Seacoast: 

Most Common Lawn Diseases

There are a few different types of lawn disease that are common in the seacoast region. Below are a few common diseases found in Dover, Rochester, York, and surrounding cities.

Brown Patch

Brown patch is a type of lawn disease caused by a fungus that thrives in warm, humid conditions. Brown patch appears as large, brown patches in your lawn. It is most common in the late summer and early fall months.

Snow Mold

Snow mold looks like light gray or pink patches on your lawn and is caused by fungi that grow in cold, wet conditions. It is most common in the early spring, after the snow has melted.

Dollar Spot

Dollar spot is a type of disease that appears as small, brown spots on the leaves of your grass. Dollar spot is most common in warm, humid conditions in the late spring and early summer months.

Red Thread

Red thread appears as small, red spots on the leaves of your grass. It is most common in cool, humid conditions and in the spring and fall months.

How To Treat Lawn Disease

The best way to treat lawn disease is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Some ways you can prevent lawn diseases:

  • Mowing your lawn at the proper height.
  • Fertilizing your lawn.
  • Watering your lawn in accordance with best practices.
  • Aerating your lawn.

Contact Professional Lawn Experts

If you are unsure of how to treat your lawn disease, or if you just don't have the time, contact a professional lawn care company. At Allegro, we have experienced and knowledgeable lawn technicians who can help get your lawn back to looking its best. Our lawn and aeration services are offered along the Seacoast


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