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Red Thread in Lawn


By Andrea

Yorkshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have discovered that I have something called Red Thread growing in the lawn, which apparently is a fungus. Has anyone any experience of dealing with this?



Back to trusty RHS which says Red Thread's common after heavy comment! Treatment seems to be improving drainage, aerating, scarifying and feeding. Good luck with that lot! :-o

28 Jun, 2007


Thanks will go this a go, although it is a new lawn laid from turf in January this year and I thought scarifying was a `no go` when lawn was new.

28 Jun, 2007


I would imagine so, too. Leave that bit out (and save yourself some work!) Good luck - hope the red thread goes soon!

29 Jun, 2007

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