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Old 04-22-2004, 02:21 AM
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Best cutting hieght?

Just curious what cutting height will look the best on the average lawn in Michigan?
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Old 04-22-2004, 07:58 AM
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I mow at 3".........................
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Old 04-22-2004, 09:06 PM
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We have our mowers set at 3 inches
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Old 04-22-2004, 09:37 PM
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I used to always set mine at 3", now after some discussion, I have raised my mowers to 3 1/2" all year. The grass don't burn out as quick in the hot summer months, the higher height shades the roots better, and the customers like how their lawns are still green and others around them are brown.... In the fall, I will lower the mowers down for the last few cuts, so it looks good over the winter.... On a couple lawns I am trying it at 4 inches this season, will see what happens.
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Old 04-23-2004, 07:35 PM
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i also mow at 3-3.5 inches. Seems to work well.


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Old 04-24-2004, 07:22 PM
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I also go at 3-3.5"
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Old 04-25-2004, 06:39 PM
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Thanks alot guys.
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Old 04-27-2004, 02:12 AM
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I mow cool season grass, 99% residentials and am at 2.25 for my shade and bentgrass lawns and 2.5 for Bluegrass sun lawns. I raise height with the heat and lower again as it cools. Everything is irrigated[sprinklers] here.
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Old 04-27-2004, 02:40 PM
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WE HAVE OUR "WHITE TRASH" HEIGHT ABOUT 2 INCHES - every 2 week lawns ( mow and blow )

OUR NICE LAWNS 3-4 INCHES DEPENDS ON FESCUE OR BERMUDA
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Old 04-27-2004, 04:32 PM
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root depth is proportional to grass height the longer the grass the deeper the roots will go
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