Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD Centipede Grass Mowing Plan
For Centipede grass in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 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
American Lawn Mower Company 14-Inch 4-Blade Push Reel Lawn MowerAmerican Lawn Mower Company 14-Inch 4-Blade Push Reel Lawn Mower
EGO Power+ 16-Inch Lithium-Ion Cordless Telescopic Carbon Fiber Straight Shaft String TrimmerEGO Power+ 16-Inch Lithium-Ion Cordless Telescopic Carbon Fiber Straight Shaft String Trimmer
BLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf BlowerBLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf Blower
Greenworks 10 Amp 14” Corded Electric DethatcherGreenworks 10 Amp 14” Corded Electric Dethatcher