With June now in the rear view mirror, it looks like we've finally seen improvement and recovery in areas affected by Take-All patch this spring.
Below is a picture of #7 approach taken on May 26. The turf has significant thinning and discoloration from the disease:
Here is the same area on June 29. While a small amount of scarring remains, the Bentgrass has improved greatly:
Of course, while Take-All may now be less of an issue, there's no doubt that Mother Nature will have some other surprises for us as we enter July.
8" of rain in May, followed by under 2" in June--who knows what the rest of the summer has in store for us!