Grass Species

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Willofalltrades, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. Willofalltrades

    Willofalltrades LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,000

    How can you identify which species of grass you are cutting? How can you tell if its a warm or cold season grass? I need to know so i can set my deck at the correct height. thanks
  2. 29 Palms Property Management

    29 Palms Property Management LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    The way I did it was to go to The Home Depot and I picked up this book by Scotts called Lawns - Your Guide To A Beautiful Yard. It actually has alot of good info such as all the types of different grass profiles, fertilizing, mowing, watering, managing thatch and just a bunch of other helpful info. It helped with alot of basic info I was looking for. Then for the more specific questions, you ask or search on this site.

    Just a suggestion. It helped me obtain more detailed knowledge that I wanted to know.

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