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How do you remove toadstools from lawns?

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Removing toadstools from a lawn is as easy as walking around, spotting them and unearthing them to prevent them from growing again. Mushrooms and toadstools frequently spring up in cool and shady spots on the property.

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To unearth toadstools and mushrooms, get basic gardening tools for the removal process and chemical treatments to treat the soil afterwards, as this will prevent the fungi from returning. Begin the removal by getting rid of decomposing materials from the yard, as these encourage the growth of mushrooms and toadstools. After the lawn has been cleared, use a rake to remove further growths. Wear protective gardening gloves to avoid contact with the toadstools. Mushrooms should be placed in a plastic bag for removal, and they should not be burned or tossed in a compost pile.

With the toadstools gone, aerate the ground where the fungi grew, using a hoe or a rake. Mushrooms typically grow in packed dirt, so after the dirt has been broken up, sprinkle some nitrogen fertilizer on the lawn. The yard should be treated with nitrogen fertilizer a few times every year to control the growth of toadstools and mushrooms.

Mushrooms and toadstools can spread quickly, so act fast to control an infestation before it becomes too difficult to handle.

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