Tag Archives: Spores

Spore are units of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival. They form part of the life cycles of moss, plants, algae and fungi.

Spores and lawn care

Many diseases and other problems on your lawn are spread by spores. This includes lawn diseases such as red thread, moss and liverworts.

They are released by the adult organism into the wind, travel great distances and survive for a long time. Once they settle they quickly grow into new adults.

There can be millions released into the atmosphere. Find out more about them and how they affect your lawn in these articles.

Is your lawn infected with rust disease?

Recently, I have observed one or two of cases of my maintained lawns becoming infected with lawn rust disease. So I thought I’d explain a little about this disease and why grass in the UK is currently susceptible to this common infection. What is rust disease? Sometimes known as leaf rust or lawn rust, rust disease is a… Read More »