Properly identifying the disease or pest in your lawn is extremely vital in the treatment plan. Misdiagnosing a problem can cost you money and could be detrimental to your landscape, the environment and even you. Some disease and insect damages can appear similar, so “know it before you treat it.” When applying chemicals to your lawn and landscape, is it important to follow the label for safety protocols and application rates. Follow these closely for your safety. There are numerous resources within AgriLife that are there to help! Below is a list of the most common lawn pests and diseases in North Texas.