Wednesday, June 5, 2013

My Turf is Turning Brown - Kentucky Bluegrass Seedhead Production

I had this question posed to me this week, "My turf is turning brown, and I know it is not an irrigation issue."  Here is a close up photo of the field:

Simply stated, many cultivars of Kentucky bluegrass are producing seedheads this time of year.  This can make the turf was difficult to cut cleanly.  Make sure to use a sharp set of blades before every mowing activity.  HERE is a great publication from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln on this subject.  Do the photos look familiar?  This activity will subside in the next 7-14 days.

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