How Short?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Sky King, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. Sky King

    Sky King LawnSite Member
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    How short do you cut???
  2. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I cut at 3". Most of the lawns around here are fescue.
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    2.5...mostly 3 or 3.5
  4. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
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    3.5 here and will go to 4" when summer hits and it gets a bit dry (even on irrigated lawns)
  5. Eho

    Eho LawnSite Member
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    Most lawns I cut at 2 or 2.5 inches
  6. jimslawns

    jimslawns LawnSite Senior Member
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    3.5" Central MO
  7. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
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    2.5" on the weedy lawns. 3" and 3.5" and all the others, usaully start at 3" and jump up to 3.5" as it starts to get hot. Mowing mostly Fescue here.
  8. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
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  9. vadeere

    vadeere LawnSite Member
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    Never below 3 in Northern VA.
  10. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
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    the bermuda is at like at .5- .75-1.0" depending on the month (looks like a putting green but don't roll like one") and the St. Aug is like 3-4.5" depending on the month

    This is in Dec/Jan sooos it kinda short

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