Maintaining Sod

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ol'time Lawncare, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. Ol'time Lawncare

    Ol'time Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 497

    I've bin cutting sod for 4 years now at this one stop.The guy likes it cut hi, 5 inches tall. He pumps it with water every day and feeds it every 2 mouths... He has the greenest yard in the neighborhood. What i want to know is, will this cause any problems with the life of the lawn? I noticed this year , there were more mushrooms and weeds in the lawn. Could cutting it so hi cause these problems? remember i bag this lawn!
     
  2. trying 2b organic

    trying 2b organic LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 566

    Cutting high is good, lots of water is good but not every day. Mushrooms, red thread, shallow roots etc. Tell him he must change the irrigation settings.
     

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