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Lawns can become waterlogged if water sits on the surface and drains slowly. Waterlogging is more likely to be a problem on compacted and clay soils. However, it is worth noting that patches of dead grass where the soil proves very difficult to re-wet can be caused by a fungal problem: dry patch.
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To work out whether waterlogging is an issue with a lawn, look out for the following:
There are a number of causes that can lead to waterlogging. These include:
There are a number of associated problems that can appear when a lawn lies wet for short to long periods:
Spiking a waterlogged lawn.
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