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Aberdeen, KY Centipede Grass Mowing Plan

Mowing Schedule

For Centipede grass in Aberdeen, KY, the below schedule of mowing heights is recommended.

For the best results, mow your lawn at the higher end of the recommended height range for Centipede more frequently, versus doing very low cuts. This will help to keep your lawn healthy and prevent weeds from growing. Going lower than the recommended height can cause your lawn to thin out and become more susceptible to weeds and disease, and can also cause your lawn to turn brown.

Spring (March, April, May)

Recommended mowing height: 1-2". The lower the mowing height, the more frequently you will need to mow. The grass will be much better quality if you mow frequently at a lower height.

Summer (June, July, August)

Recommended mowing height: 1-2".

Fall (September, October, November)

Recommended mowing height: 1.5-3". Mow higher as dormancy approaches.

Weather data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Recommended Mowing Equipment

EGO Power+ 16-Inch Lithium-Ion Cordless Telescopic Carbon Fiber Straight Shaft String Trimmer

EGO Power+ 16-Inch Lithium-Ion Cordless Telescopic Carbon Fiber Straight Shaft String Trimmer

Greenworks 10 Amp 14” Corded Electric Dethatcher

Greenworks 10 Amp 14” Corded Electric Dethatcher

EGO Power+ LM2101 21-Inch 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Lawn Mower

EGO Power+ LM2101 21-Inch 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Lawn Mower

BLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf Blower

BLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf Blower

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