Red Thread

Red Thread

Red thread infects the leaves of grasses causing irregular patches of dead or dying grass on lawns. The fringes ...

Brown Patch

Brown Patch

Brown patch is a fungal disease of lawns causing small discoloured patches that grow to large patches of dead gr...

Mushrooms and Toadstools

Mushrooms and Toadstools

Mushrooms, toadstools and puffballs are the fruiting bodies of fungi. They are grown by the fungi to produce spo...

Rabbit Garden Pests

Rabbit Garden Pests

Rabbits and hares are browsing animals that can cause great damage to newly planted seedlings, trees and vegetab...

Possums

Possums

Possums are a major pest in New Zealand. They damage native flora and fauna and transmit tuberculosis to cattle ...

Pythium Blight Greasy Spot

Pythium Blight Greasy Spot

Pythium blight, also known as grease spot, can be a highly destructive lawn grass disease, especially on rye gr...

Fairy Rings

Fairy Rings

Fairy rings are rings of darker green that spread in lawns and turf. There may also be mushrooms growing from th...

Fusarium

Fusarium

Fusarium is a fungal disease of lawns. It causes grass leaves to loose colour, brown and die. Fusarium patches a...

Dollar Spot

Dollar Spot

Dollar spot is a fungal disease of lawns that causes small brown 'dollar size' patches on lawns.

Snow Mould

Snow Mould

Snow mould is a fungal disease of lawns. I causes grass leaves to loose colour and die. Snow mould patches are c...