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Scalping?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by spcfoor, Nov 12, 2004.

  1. spcfoor

    spcfoor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 261

    Does anyone here scalp the lawns in the fall or spring or both? I dont seem to see any difference in doing it and not doing it.
     
  2. spcfoor

    spcfoor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 261

    Any comments?
     
  3. Longstar

    Longstar LawnSite Member
    Posts: 62

    scalp in the spring, it's better to leave the grass thick during the cold winter months to protect roots and keep weeds from germinating.
     
  4. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,564

    ditto

    especially for bermuda
     
  5. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    I scalp in the spring only also.
     

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