Return to the Lawn Care Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
rusty grass

Posted by johnaw z5 OHIO (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 4, 09 at 6:31

We all know what causes rust on grass but what do you do to prevent it?

I feel that my grass is looking brown because of the rust it has. Would that cause it to look peal green? To me it looks sick. It does not have that dark green look which makes grass look beautiful.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: rusty grass

Rust + light green sounds like excessive irrigation.

Been raining a lot in OH?

Preventing rust is fighting mother nature sometimes with her rains. The only prevention is to introduce new rust resistant cultivars into your lawn by over seeding or renovation.

During spring when it's cool, you can maintain a shorter lawn during spring rains to allow the grass to dry out sooner. Nitrogen also remedies rust. During heat, mowing short AND nitrogen can cause even more browning of the grass. All you can do now is wait for the sun and wind to dry your lawn.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Lawn Care Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here