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January 25, 2011

Helpful Lawn Care Resources and Links

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Dig even deeper into grass, insects, diseases, soil, pesticides, seeds, organics, and more. You will find non-profit organizations, associations, university and environmental sites with in-depth information. American Horticultural Society (http://ahsgardening.org/) Since 1922 The American Horticultural Society (AHS) has been providing America’s gardeners with the highest quality gardening and horticultural education. Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (www.aosca.org) The Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies is dedicated to assisting clients in…

When to mow and what height

When to Mow & How Much to Cut

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North Cut cool-season grasses when they reach heights of 3 to 3-½ inches, typically once a week.  If the lawn grows too high for you to cut off one-third of the height and have an acceptable length, cut off one-third and then wait two or three days before cutting off another one-third.  The best time of day to mow is in the evening when the sun is lower in the sky….