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Old 07-15-2013, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by JBradshaw00 View Post
... Another important thing to note that I found out today: Before i began mowing this yard (mid may) it had went weeks and weeks without being mowed. He said it was 10-11" and he rented a mower and mowed it at 4.5" and bagged it. The yard has consistently been browning and getting very brittle by the week. ...
There is your answer... it has the same response as a "Hayfield"... the stem of the plant get thicker and taller as the plant grows and the blade is now cut off and all that is left is stem and sheath... it regrows as time passes and there is nothing wrong... this will be an opportunity for weeds and possible death to individual grass plants,,, so advise the client that what he did is not the thing to do... be patient...
Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
,,, I wonder what does...
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