when to cut....

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by SKIQUATTRO, May 1, 2008.

  1. SKIQUATTRO

    SKIQUATTRO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    My existing lawn is getting long 4", but i have a lot of new seed down...should i mow around it?? what about the clippings getting into the new beds??
     
  2. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,307


    Has the new seed popped up yet? 4"...sounds like It needs to be cut...be gentle on the turns...Not sure ...post a pic It will help.
    As far as the grass In the beds....try not to get grass In there
     
  3. SKIQUATTRO

    SKIQUATTRO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    new grass is only .5 to an 1", old grass getting long
     
  4. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 663

    Mow when it is dry to minimize damage to new grass. If you let the old grass get too long you will start to shade out the seedlings.
     
  5. Lovingreen

    Lovingreen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    psuturf is right, you need to mow, but be careful make sure its dry and bag the old grass if you can
     
  6. SKIQUATTRO

    SKIQUATTRO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    thanks all....off to cut...
     

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