When your lawn snaps out of it dormancy, it will be quick to start growing and will need of some tender loving care. If you fertilized your lawn properly in the fall, then it will start growing as soon as the temperature hits around 65 degrees in the spring. Aside from getting a good soaking from spring rains, you lawn needs a little more fertilizers and a good first spring lawn mowing.
What, When and How?
Lawn mowing is not exactly a science and it is not exactly an art form. So what is it? Mowing the lawn in spring isn’t just about waiting until a specific length or time frame. It does requires monitoring the length of grass and waiting for it to reach the right height. To avoid injuring grass by cutting when it’s too short, which can lead to lawn disease. Following these steps can help you mow your grass at the appropriate time.
What time of the year to start mowing?
Starting in spring around March to start your lawn mowing with a high cut on preferably dry grass if possible.
When to Mow your Lawn?
When your grass blades reaches a height of 3 to 3.5 inches.
As temperature and growth increases frequency will increase with 2 weeks then 10 days then perhaps down to weekly mowing.
To maintain a lush, green and healthy lawn takes a little bit of work. Keeping your lawn irrigated and fed is always a priority, but some times you have to sew in additional seed and remove weeds. Following up with a fertilization schedule will keep you lawn thriving in extreme heat and severe cold. Hopefully this tips will help you with your lawns green growth.