How far do you cut?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Timmy'sLawnCare, Jul 30, 2004.


How Far Do You Cut Your Grass??

  1. 1"

    0 vote(s)
  2. 1 1/2"

    1 vote(s)
  3. 2"

    3 vote(s)
  4. 2 1/2"

    11 vote(s)
  5. 3

    35 vote(s)
  1. Timmy'sLawnCare

    Timmy'sLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 25

    Hey, I was woundering.... how far do you guys cut your grass? I cut my clients around 2 -2 1/2. I cut my yard at 3, because my yard is thick and have very little weeds. It gives it a nice green look, and when I do stripes it gives it a Green/White look (which I think is the best cut besides the dimond look).
    Timmy's Lawn Care
    "You Grow It, I mow It"

    Timmy~ :gunsfirin

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  2. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Posts: 2,702

    How far? All the way to the end of the yard....

    usually at a height of 3.5"
  3. bobcat175

    bobcat175 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 377

    I'm at 3.25" in the summer. A little shorter in the cooler seasons.
  4. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Posts: 2,702

    true. shorter earlier, and shorter later.
  5. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,177

    3.5" do to all the rain. 3.25" if it ever stops raining.
  6. ince8728

    ince8728 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 249

    I cut at 2.75-3 ", gives the lawns a nice look and doesn't burn.
  7. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,036

    I mow all of my lawns between 1.25 and 1.5. the reason I mow them so low is this. all of my lawns are bermuda/weed mix, zoysia, and seashore. all of these grasses have the recomended height of 1.5 to .75 inches
  8. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Posts: 2,702

    Wow. Hopefully most of your props are nice and smooooth.

    Do you have scalping problems?
  9. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,846

    I cut mine about a 1/2 mile if the yard is that big.
  10. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    3.25-4.50 depending on the lawn and how healthy it is..

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