I see lots of folks who stop mowing their lawns in October. But to properly prepare your lawn for winter, the final cut for NH and VT lawns should be from early to late November. The final November mowing should be short, 1.5 to 1.75”. Why mow short as the last cut? Grass can keep growing under...Read More
October Lawns

October Lawns

If thinking about May brings back fond memories of green grass, then October is a key month for you and your lawn. With October’s warm soil, reduced insect/weed pressure, cooler days, and turf that is storing up energy reserves for winter, there are many beneficial steps you can take now to prepare...Read More
I've seen summers come and go for decades in the lawn business but rarely have I seen so much turf damage simply from the weather.  2016 is going to rank up there as one of, if not the driest extended summer droughts, especially in Southern NH, of the last 100 years.  Let that sink in. Drought Dry...Read More
In order to understand why fall lawn care treatments are so beneficial, you first have to understand how grass grows each autumn. After a hot, dry summer turf grass repairs itself in the fall by undergoing substantial root growth, as compared to top (leaf) growth in the spring. Fall is the time to store...Read More
I’ve been asked over a half dozen times in just the past few days “when should I stop mowing and how short should the lawn be for the final cut?” It must be time to answer those questions via a new blog post. October is a great month to slowly drop your mowing height from the recommended summer...Read More
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