Snow Mold InfoAs a homeowner, you have probably been on the lookout for mold growth in the house, knowing it can do considerable harm to your home and your health. At All Brothers Lawn Squad LLC, we think it’s also important for you to know about a type of mold that could also be affecting your lawn: snow mold.

What is snow mold?

According to the University of Minnesota Extension Agency, each spring when the snow melts away, you may notice “circular, straw-colored patches [in your lawn].” These patches are actually a fungus that can form from a heavy snow early in the season. Snow mold doesn’t necessarily happen every year, but you want to be on the lookout for it because it can affect the health of your lawn.

How can I get rid of snow mold?

Your first line of defense against snow mold is prevention. Our lawn experts at All Brothers Lawn Squad can help you form a detailed plan for snow-mold prevention. However, an important first step is making sure you give your lawn a proper fall clean-up before the first snow falls. Otherwise, all those leaves and lawn clippings get trapped under a thick blanket of snow, providing the perfect conditions for snow mold.

If snow mold develops, then you will want to call our team to determine whether a treatment is necessary. Snow mold doesn’t necessarily mean death to your lawn, but you also don’t want to leave it alone.

Do you have snow mold?

When the snow melts away from your Indiana lawn this spring, check for signs of snow mold, and contact All Brothers at (765) 371-4186 if anything looks suspicious. We can come to your home to give you a quick consult and make a lawn care plan that combats the mold and gets your grass back on track.

All Brothers Lawn Squad is a lawn-care expert serving the communities of Richmond, Muncie, and Portland, IN. We specialize not only in lawn treatment and pest prevention but also fertilization, aeration, seeding, and more.


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