What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?

snowmold

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months? PART 7 – SNOW MOLD DISEASE Snow mold is a fungal turfgrass disease that commonly affects lawns in early spring.   The Symptoms and visual damage are very evident as the snow melts away and brown matted down circular patches of turf ranging in size from a few inches in diameter to over one foot cover the lawn.   Depending on the severity of disease activity, these patches coalesce together and form bigger patches when the conditions are … [Read more...]

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?

Snow Mold Damage

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months? PART 2 – SNOW COVERAGE Depending on what part of the country you live in, the amount of snow coverage and the length of time the lawn is covered by snow can be significantly different region by region.  The majority of Canada with the exception of the coastal regions in British Columbia regularly experience consistent snowfall and snow coverage for the better part of 3 – 4 months (specifically December through March).  With that being said, … [Read more...]

What Happens To Your Lawn During The Winter Months?

Measuring Snow Coverage

What Happens to Your Lawn During the Winter Months?  PART 1 Have you ever thought about what happens to your lawn over the winter months when it is covered under ice and snow?  Or wonder why the lawn looks so bad in the spring after the snow melts when it looked so good in the fall?  Or Better yet, all the work you will need to do this spring to quickly get the lawn looking its best again? To help answer these questions, it is important to outline what can and commonly does happen to your … [Read more...]