What causes lawn damage?
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Hereof, what is causing dead patches in my lawn?
Patchy dead spots can come from all sorts of directions, including fungal diseases such as brown patch and rust, animal digging, grub damage, dog urine and plain, old heat and drought. These conditions leave your yard looking the worse for wear.
Subsequently, question is, why is my grass turning yellow and dying? Yellow Lawn Diseases, Pests and Deficiencies Faded, yellow turf grass can also stem from disease or deficiency. Lack of nitrogen or iron will cause the green to fade. A soil test can indicate if there are any deficiency areas and then you can correct them with a plant food.
Beside above, what can harm the lawn?
Spilled Fuel, Fertilizer, or Other Chemicals Spilling chemicals on your lawn can lead immediately to dead grass spots. Be careful when handling items like fertilizer or gas for your mower. Try to refuel or fill these items away from the grass in a safe place.
Will grass spread to bare spots?
Once you have addressed the cause of the bare spots, it's time to repair the damage. In most areas, the best solution is to replant the bare spot with new grass. You can apply grass seed and fertilizer separately. Spread straw as a mulch after planting the grass seed to help keep it moist and safe from birds.