Maintenance: Troubleshooting Plant and Turf Problems
Disease is usually caused by overuse of fertilizers, fungicides and herbicides that disturb the balance of the soil system and reduce activity and populations of beneficial organisms can cause disease. Occasionally, overwatering may give the appearance of disease and produce mushrooms. Pests can also damage turf, causing discoloration and other issues. The following charts may help you identify common problems and solutions in your turf and plants.