Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 9/21/2011

I have mushrooms growing in my yard and my dogs try to eat them. Puff balls, flat hard ones, and red clustering ones. Help me stop them!

There are 3 different types:
1. puff balls
2. red ones that grow like a flower blossom, several in a bunch.
3. flat hard ones that when I pick them they leave holes in my grass.

The biggest issue is that my dogs are trying to eat them. Is there any way I can prevent them from coming back?

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


2 Answers

0
Votes

Mushrooms grow in damp spots such as yards. you can can get sometype of weed killer to stop it. Instead of doing that train your dog to not like them by putting hot sauce on the mushroom and ground pepper around it. If you still likes it after that up the level of hot sauce.

Source: http://www.mikescomputerrepair.weebly...

Answered 7 years ago by MikesComputerRepair

0
Votes

Hi there,
There thousands of different kinds of mushrooms (fungus). Many are harmless if eaten while others are not. Too be sure you can buy a book on the subject. The dogs apparently haven't suffered from eating them so you might want to double check with your vet about them.

As for getting rid of them it's not that easy. Mature mushrooms release spores that can remain dormant for years only to later pop up and say hello. You can control them by doing hte following:

Limiting their water
Mowing, kicking or picking
Keeping your lawn healthy
Keep the lawn trimmed
Removing Poop, trimmings, litter and other moisture holding things off the area

When all else fail use a lawn fungicide and follow the directions. I don't know of any organic methods other than the steps above. Use chemicals as a last resort when all else fails and only if the mushrooms are in fact bad for the dogs. If the vet says its perfectly safe then let them munch away and do the weeding for you.

Source: http://garden.getridofthings.com/get-...

Answered 7 years ago by Dallas Curb Appeal




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy