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To mow or not to mow?

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So some of my grass is actually getting longer already. If I mow now, will it promote growth? Or should I let it get longer and just bag it at that time?

What do you guys think?

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You are better off mowing now. Your grass will stay healthier if you cut no more then 1/3 of the grass when you mow.

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Yeah, I'm always reluctant to mow and let my lawn go longer. The issue is you should never mow off more then 1/3 the length of your grass. Much more than 1/3 and you cause shock weakening your lawn.

I mow at 4". Most lawn services and commercial property management companies I know have started let things grow the 3.75" to 4".

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We will start to mow next week, while finishing up the cleanups. If it's spotty, just mow over the spotty areas, you don't have to mow the entire yard.

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I am getting close to the first mow of the year but we are still experinecing frosty mornings. I will wait until next weekend...

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