Simply Organic Atlanta Fungicide Treatments

Atlanta lawns are prone to fungal diseases, but our fungicide treatments can control them.

If you see brown patches in your beautiful summer lawn, it probably has a fungus. Fungal diseases are common in Atlanta lawns in warm weather. In addition to your regular lawn care treatments, we treat funguses as needed with non-organic fungicides because, quite honestly, they are the only course of action that works.

Our fungicides will not harm the beneficial insects that live in your lawn. They are also non-toxic to people and pets when dry, so we recommend that you let them dry completely before allowing children and pets to play in the grass. You can help us by looking for those telltale unsightly patches and alerting us when you see them.

Here are the most common fungal diseases in Atlanta lawns and the treatments we use to control them:

Brown patch:

  • Symmetrical patches ranging in diameter from a few inches to a few feet.
  • Can spread and become difficult to control if left untreated.
  • Controlled by a non-organic fungicide applied every 21-28 days April-September.

Dollar spot:

  • Silver-dollar sized brown spots that can quickly spread throughout your entire lawn.
  • Can rapidly expand to 20 feet or more in diameter.
  • Controlled by a non-organic fungicide applied every 21-28 days April-September.

Zoysia patch:

  • Orange-tan spots around two inches in diameter.
  • Appears only in Zoysia lawns as the grass emerges from winter dormancy.
  • Requires immediate treatment to prevent patches from quickly growing to as large as 20 feet in diameter.
  • Controlled by three applications of a highly specific fungicide.

Large patch:

  • Roughly circular patches that grow from 2 feet up to 10 feet or more in diameter.
  • Appears only in Centipede and St. Augustine lawns.
  • Can spread rapidly to encompass large areas of turf, in which case distinctly circular pattern may not be obvious.
  • Best controlled with fungicides applied preventively.
  • In severe cases, controlled by treating every 21-28 days with a highly specific fungicide.