I apologize for teasing you with a single post, then ignoring the blog site for three weeks. We didn’t mean to invite you all to a party and then not serve up any green beers! [Read more…]
The great blizzard of 2013, with all the snow and ice (and hype), has brought concerns about snow mold diseases in turfgrass. First thing first, I am glad I don’t live in Connecticut….40 inches! At any rate, snow cover provides an excellent environment for many fungi including some species of Pythium. In New Jersey we have the fungi Typhula incarnata, which causes the disease gray snow mold, and Microdochium nivale, which is the cause of pink snow mold (AKA: Fusarium patch).
- SummerPatch, Anthracnose, and Weevil
- Downy mildew of Impatiens