Algae & Lichens in Lawns


Algae

During wet weather an area of exposed soil within a lawn may develop Algae which looks like a green or blackish scum like covering. Algae on a lawn are a symptom of poor drainage, or compacted soil.

Hollow tine aeration is recommended to reduce the compaction.

Lichens

Lichens found on UK lawns are normally greenish-black or greyish leaf-like structures that grow horizontally in the turf. Similar to Algae, lichens are symptoms of poorly drained soil, compacted soil.

Hollow tine aeration is recommended to reduce the compaction.

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