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Lawn diseases don’t have to ruin your dreams of a lush, green lawn! Farison Lawn Care provides supplemental, preventative, and cultural fungicide treatments that can help protect against diseases while also maintaining an optimal level of quality. With our services, you’ll be well on your way to having the perfect backyard oasis in no time

Common Kentucky Lawn Diseases:

Brown Patch
Brown patch is one of the most common fungal diseases affecting Kentucky lawns. It typically becomes active in late spring or summer when the temperatures are consistently above 70 degrees, and the air is saturated with moisture. Brown patch starts in circular patterns, turning your grass blades from purplish-green to dark brown. In the morning, when the grass is still wet, it’s common to see “smoke rings” of black or gray around the border of the brown patches. If the disease is allowed to persist, it can weaken your grass, causing weeds and pests to invade, and eventually, your grass can wither and die.

The best way to prevent brown patch from occurring is through proper lawn practices, including frequent mowing and gradually reducing mowing height to 2 1/2 inches, irrigating only in the morning when necessary, and removing all grass clippings.

Red Thread
Unlike other lawn fungi, red thread doesn’t harm turfgrass. However, it alters its appearance, as it will make your lawn look as if someone’s woven red thread throughout. On closer inspection, you’ll find that the reddish threads look like antlers or thorns projecting between the blades. This ruins the appearance of the lush green lawn we all dream of. You can prevent this annoying disease from returning by following good lawn maintenance practices – namely, regular fertilization. Healthy lawns are better able to defend themselves against diseases and pests.

Snow Mold
Snow mold gets its name because it dwells under layers of snow and goes unnoticed until spring. This fungus results in patches of dead grass, and some people may experience allergic reactions when exposed. There are two types: pink snow (Microdochium nivale) and gray snow (Typhula incarnate). Both are unaffected by the cold and can grow on many lawn grasses. As you might have surmised, gray snow mold has a white or bleached appearance, while pink snow mold has a pinkish hue. Typically, gray snow mold creates dead patches that could be up to several feet in diameter, while pink snow mold patches are only about a foot in length.

Powdery Mildew
If your lawn looks like someone’s spilled baby powder on it, you’ve probably got powdery mildew. This fungal problem shows up in late spring and can affect not only turfgrass, but also the leaves of trees, shrubs, and flowers.

Necrotic Ring
Most lawn diseases create solid circles of dead grass. Necrotic ring breaks the mold. Instead, it appears as donut-shaped rings, where the center of the grass remains intact. Necrotic ring loves cool-season grasses, and once it’s been on your lawn, your turfgrass may need some help to get back on its feet.

 

Disease Control Services
When you hire Farison Lawn Care, you won’t have to worry about fungal diseases on your lawn. Our fungicide plans help prevent these annoying diseases before they appear. We’re happy to add this beneficial treatment to your lawn care program or as a separate treatment, as needed. To learn more or schedule an appointment, call us at (502) 219-6394, or reach us through our online form.

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What Clients Say About Us

Testimonials and Reviews

M J McDonald

Farison Lawn Care has been my go to for years. Can’t beat their service.

April 9th, 2024

Dan Langan

I’ve used Farison for years. They do a great job. Whenever I have an issue they have ALWAYS been responsive !

April 8th, 2024

L J

We had used several other companies prior to starting with Farison Lawn Care. I have noticed a difference since joining them. The spray tech’s , office staff all very friendly and always helpful. No song and dance if you notice something that needs extra attention they usually will return and repe…

April 5th, 2024

Dionne Guinn

Farison came out to spray in February, which was great, however I noticed dandelions started popping up in March. I called Farison and the representative told me it would be about 1 to 2 weeks before a technician could come out to spray. I am pleased to say Perry called and came out the very next da…

April 5th, 2024

Emily Curtis

Perry is great, any interaction I’ve had with him has been informative and helpful. Glad to see him back again this year. My lawn, and the service we receive, has been wonderful year around. Thanks!

April 5th, 2024

Amy Meyer Williams

They do a fabulous job! Our yard always looks great!

March 30th, 2024

Mary Fichter

Farison is top notch! Kylie in the office is extremely helpful and Blake who takes care of our lawn is very knowledgeable and passionate about getting our lawn in great condition!!!

March 29th, 2024

Bill Jones

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March 28th, 2024

Brandon Rausch

I’ve used Farison Lawn Care off and on over the years and they’ve always done well. My lawn was looking pretty terrible after the strange winter season we had and I called last week to secure Farison once again. The service center called me right away after requesting a quote online (which was i…

March 25th, 2024

Jonathan Baker

We are extremely pleased with their services. They treat three properties for me one being my personal home of over 2 acres. It is very uniform and they take their time in the treatment of all my facilities.

March 20th, 2024

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This is my before and after pictures two years of your lawn service

March 19th, 2024

Our Location

Service Areas

Kentucky
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  • Crestwood, Kentucky
  • Goshen, Kentucky
  • La Grange, Kentucky
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Mt. Washington, Kentucky
  • Prospect, Kentucky
  • Shelbyville, Kentucky
  • Simpsonville, Kentucky
  • Charlestown, Indiana
  • Clarksville, Indiana
  • Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • New Albany, Indiana
  • Sellersburg, Indiana

If you have any questions or are not sure if we provide service in your area please feel free to give us a call.

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