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Old 10-01-2002, 08:29 AM
FatherandSon FatherandSon is offline
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Mowing After ReSeeding ??

Lawns are growing well this time of year, back to weekly cutting. Our questions is how long after a lawn is reseeded can you mow it. A lot of our customers are having their lawns reseeded now and we are not sure how long to wait before mowing again.

It does create a problem to wait too long as then it is extremely high. Would appreciate any advice as to how long to wait after the reseeding.

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Old 10-01-2002, 08:46 AM
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If it looks like it will be overwhelming if I skip a week, it gets cut. For the most part if the seed has been watered in for a week it should be settled enough not to cause an issue. Not to mention, I don't want to lose the cut.
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Old 10-01-2002, 09:12 AM
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I ususally cut the yard low before reseeding and then recut in about 4-6weeks. I cut it as high as I can. I hate to lose the cuts, but it damages the new grass when you run over it or cut it while very young. It needs to grow tall to let the roots get matured.
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Old 10-01-2002, 09:13 AM
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I ususally cut the yard low before reseeding and then recut in about 4-6weeks.
Whoa! 4-6 weeks? I'd have a field and an irate customer at that point! But then again...I'm not in Alabama.
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Old 10-01-2002, 10:26 AM
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If it's a new lawn, I would wait a month. If it's an overseed, I wait 2 weeks (at least 10 days).

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Old 10-02-2002, 09:08 PM
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Mowing after reseeding

Well It a depends how long it will take for your grandfathers to HEAL!!!! Usually 3 weeks!!!!
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Old 10-02-2002, 11:18 PM
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