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We have been told that we have Red Threat in our lawn can you tell me how to treat this.

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  • Dave2356Dave2356 Posts: 42

    Have a look at this RHS guide

    https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=268

    good luck

  • Paddy5Paddy5 Posts: 82

    Thank you Dave2356 - it looks (having read the RHS link) that if a neighbour has this problem and doesn't treat it that since the spores are airborne that even if I treat my lawn it could still be re-infected from elsewhere.  HELP !!!!!

  • paulk2paulk2 Posts: 184

    Don't worry about the airborne spores issue too much - if you follow the good advice on the above link in the "Control: Non-chemical control" section by feeding and increasing aeration, then you should be fine. Have you fed, top dressed and aerated your lawn at all?

  • Paddy5Paddy5 Posts: 82

    Thanks.  The lawn has been fed and aerated and has been looking good until recently.  I will try now to sort out the Red Thread although I was concerned that it might be a waste of time as my neighbour's lawn is more Red Thread than grass and I read on the link that the spores are air borne !!

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