St. Augustine Schedule

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lsu03, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. lsu03

    lsu03 LawnSite Senior Member
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    How often do you guys cut? Once a week? At my house I always end up cutting every 5 days from about this point in the year on for a very good while. What do you guys do?
     
  2. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
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    If you mena at my home, I cut it when ever time allows, sometimes it goes 3 weeks
     
  3. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
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    :laugh::laugh::laugh: sounds like mine :drinkup:
     
  4. Lehighlawnpros

    Lehighlawnpros LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hi LSU,

    We mow all of our St. Augustine weekly (7 days) during
    the (usually May-October) fast growing season here in SW Florida.

    Some of the well cultivated lawns could definitely stand to be mowed more often, but it would be hard to schedule
    and most customers wouldn't want to pay for the extra mowings.

    But if you're able to, more often is probably better
    for the lawn and for your machine, assuming high growth rates.

    We are mulching at a 4" cutting height and don't have any problems mowing weekly, even with the "super-cultivated"
    lawns using a Grasshopper 722D 52".

    Bob
    Lehighlawnpros
     
  5. lsu03

    lsu03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    Yeah it would be hard to schedule shorter times in between and I agree customers wouldnt want to pay for it but on my lawn I cut more often just because I want it to look nice and it is conveniant.
     

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