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Old 09-11-2014, 10:25 AM
 
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I have green mold growing in my yard yes there is a tree but there is also plenty of sun light. During the summer it get to be 100-118 depending on how the weather goes. How do I get rid of it
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Old 09-11-2014, 10:52 AM
 
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I also have big dead spots in two different areas I would say 3ft by 3ft. what can I do to fix that
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Old 09-11-2014, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Over yonder a piece
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For the dead spots:
Aerate the areas, and lay down seed. Water the area for a few minutes every day.

For the green mold - is it moss? Or actual mold?
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Old 09-12-2014, 08:08 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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Post a picture, there's a big difference between mold and moss. Mold is actually bad for your health, while people actually encourage moss as a decorative plant.
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Old 09-12-2014, 12:37 PM
 
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You might want to make sure that you don't have lawn grubs in the dead spots. A garden center or extension service should have the information you need to understand what the source of that problem is. It could even be a dog who has done his business on that spot one too many times.

Green mold where lawn should be is VERY unlikely. It is probably moss. That is not a problem!!! It is a lot easier to maintain than grass!
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Old 09-13-2014, 08:19 AM
 
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:45 AM
 
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No it's not moss it's mold. When the dirt drys from watering it flakes up. I've taken a hard rake to it to see what that would do.
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:52 AM
 
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Sorry Hemlock140, I don't know how to post pictures on here. But It's not moss, It's ugly when it dries up it cracks.
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Old 09-30-2014, 07:22 PM
 
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Probably algae. How to control/rid moss, mold or algae. Go to your garden center and get some Bayers Moss/Algae control. The area needs to be aerated, the cause is constant moisture with too much humus build up. You have a fungus amongst you.
OP google moss, algae controls and read all about it.

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Old 09-30-2014, 09:18 PM
 
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No it's not moss it's mold. When the dirt drys from watering it flakes up. I've taken a hard rake to it to see what that would do.
Oh that's not mold. It's just a crust on the top.

Soil Quality: Indicators: Soil Crusts
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