When most people go to mow their lawn, they typically want nothing more than to make the grass shorter. They don’t think about the exact length they want it cut, just that it won’t be as long as it was before they started. What homeowners like this may not realize, is that there’s a lot to gain from proper mowing. Such benefits include:

The length at which you should mow your lawn will depend on the type of grass you have. Generally speaking, however, you should never cut more than 1/3 of the grass blade length at any one time. A well-fertilized lawn can survive occasional close cuts, but repeated close mowing can lead to a brown lawn as well as:

Mowing Guidelines

By following these mowing guidelines, you’re sure to have a healthier and better-looking lawn.

Turf Grass Mowing Height Recommendations

Follow these mowing heights for your turf type.

Mowing Height for Cool-Season Grasses

Mowing Height for Warm-Season Grasses