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Insect & Disease Prevention

Insect and Disease Prevention, New Orleans, LA

Insects and diseases are common lawn threats and can cause significant damage if left untreated. They can spread quickly and cause widespread damage to your lawn. It's crucial to act promptly to prevent the problem from worsening.

Regular lawn care services, such as insect and disease prevention, can help to protect your lawn from these issues. By taking preventive measures and addressing problems as soon as they arise, you can keep your lawn healthy and beautiful all year round.

Lawn Tech is a highly reputable name in the lawn care industry in New Orleans, LA, with over 25 years of experience. We pride ourselves on providing top-quality lawn care services to residential and commercial clients, and we have also extended our services to include sports fields.

Types of Diseases That Affect Lawns

  • Dollar Spot - Dollar Spot is a fungal disease that causes small, circular brown or straw-colored spots on the grass blades, which can merge to form large areas of damaged turf.

  • Brown Patch - Brown patch is also a fungal disease that often affects tall fescue and ryegrass, causing brown patches with a distinctive "smoke ring" around the edge.

  • Rust - This is a fungal infection that causes orange or reddish powder to appear on the grass blades, usually in late summer or early fall.

  • Pythium Blight - This fungal disease often affects newly seeded lawns, causing yellow or brown patches that quickly turn into water-soaked areas.

  • Leaf Spot - It causes small, brown, or black spots on the grass blades, usually in warm, humid conditions.

  • Necrotic Ring Spot - a fungal disease that creates large, circular patches of dead or dying grass, usually in the spring or fall.

  • Summer Patch - Summer patches cause small, circular patches of dead grass, often surrounded by a halo of yellow or brown grass.

  • Red Thread - A fungal disease that creates pinkish-red threads on the grass blades, usually in cool, moist conditions.

  • Anthracnose - This disease causes irregularly shaped brown patches on the grass blades, often in hot, humid conditions.

Types of Insects That Affect Lawns

  • Chinch bugs - Chinch bugs are small insects that sucks sap from grass blades, causing yellow or brown patches on the lawn.

  • Grubs - These are the larvae of beetles that live underground and feed on grass roots, causing brown patches on the lawn.

  • Sod webworms - These caterpillars feed on grass blades, causing brown patches on the lawn. They are more common during the summer months.

  • Armyworms - Armyworms feed on grass blades, causing brown patches on the lawn. They are more common during the fall months.

  • Ants - Ants don't directly harm lawns, but their nests can create uneven surfaces and cause soil erosion.

  • Mosquitoes - While not directly harming lawns, mosquitoes can be a nuisance and carry diseases like West Nile virus.

  • Ticks - Like mosquitoes, ticks are not harmful to lawns directly but can carry diseases like Lyme disease.

To obtain additional information about our insect and disease prevention services or other services, don't hesitate to contact our team at 985-789-5799. Alternatively, you may fill out our Online Form, and we will quickly contact you to discuss your specific needs and provide tailored solutions.

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