Grass Rust

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  1. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

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    It has been a dry summer, after a very wet spring.

    Our grass now has a ton of "rust" - that orange dust fungus that comes this time of year.

    Every time I mow, the mower is orange by the time I finish.

    The rust goes away when the rains hit again.

    Anyone have this issue now?
     
  2. teletimetx

    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    slightly different problem down here - might be some rust under that water though...

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  3. elihu

    elihu Poster Extraordinaire

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    Well, it's floodin' down in Texas...
     
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    Bassman8 Tele-Meister Gold Supporter

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    Same weather deal here. None yet this year but I've had large patches of the "rust" in the past; it's exactly as you describe. It is unsettling to say the least but it didn't cause any grass loss or other damage, it just seemed to go away on it's own after a few weeks. Same goes for a few other nearby people who got it. All of us do the weed and feed programs on lawns but I don't know if that makes any difference.
     
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    Only native wildgrass here. It is fairly low humidity year round, so nothing seems to rust.:) IMG_3104.JPG
     
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    Nightclub Dwight Tele-Afflicted

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    I'm in Pittsburgh and I noticed the "rust" just recently. I was wondering what it was, but figured it was related to our recent dry spell.
     
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