The Mystery Diseases (That Are Not Diseases)

Organo-Lawn will often visit a lawn that looks like there is a new exotic disease infesting lawn's in the Front Range of Colorado, but it is never actually the case.

RoundupĀ® also known by its chemical name Glyphosate will kill all vegetation including grass. Many homeowners and lawn care personnel have made the mistake of spot applying RoundupĀ® on a lawn believing that they could be very careful and spray the weed without hurting the grass. The result of the application often looks like a disease at first glance, but after closer investigation the true cause of the damage is a lack of common sense. This homeowners grass will require expensive landscaping and new sod to repair the damage caused by the Roundup application.

Roundup damage on lawn

This lawn in Ft. Collins suffers from Glyphosate (Roundup) damage caused by a spot application of RoundupĀ® intended for the weeds.