When does your mowing season start?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dualsmows, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. dualsmows

    dualsmows LawnSite Member
    Posts: 108

    :confused: I start aprox. at the end of March (if it's warm)
    Since I am new to this sight I was just curious.
  2. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Posts: 2,160

    we usually start the middle of april. start doing clean-ups and fixing spots in the lawn where the plows or snowblowers hit. last year we started cutting in the middle/end of may.

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,566

    Middle of march on some turf some grasses will stay dormant till mid to first of april.
  4. joshlawn

    joshlawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 143

    Mowing starts mid-late March here.
  5. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,570

    Middle to late april.
  6. Gene $immons

    Gene $immons LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    We have Bermuda grass here in Oklahoma that we have to scalp down to the lowest level before the season starts. We start that on the 1st of March.

    Scalping is a dirty, nasty job. It takes a long time to do one yard.

    Our regular "normal" mowing begins in mid April.
  7. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    Every year is different, but we usually try to get out there the first week of April if at all possible, and start "jumpstarting" the grass with a good cut.
  8. sikagrass

    sikagrass LawnSite Member
    Posts: 238

    This far south we begin at the first of march, but I think the weeds and clover are going to let us start earlier. People will have 10 weeds sticking up in their yard and call 911 and that works for me, Ive got cabin fever BAD.
  9. StBalor

    StBalor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 798

    Usually start the 1st week of april. After the 1st cut it starts growing like crazy.
  10. greenerman

    greenerman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 116

    Usually last week of Feb.

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