Aberdeen, SD St. Augustine Grass Mowing Plan
For St. Augustine grass in Aberdeen, SD, 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 St. Augustine 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: 2-3". 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: 2-3".
Fall (September, October, November)
Recommended mowing height: 3-4". Mow higher as dormancy approaches.
Weather data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Recommended Mowing Equipment
BLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf BlowerBLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf Blower
EGO Power+ LM2101 21-Inch 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Lawn MowerEGO Power+ LM2101 21-Inch 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Lawn Mower
Greenworks 10 Amp 14” Corded Electric DethatcherGreenworks 10 Amp 14” Corded Electric Dethatcher
American Lawn Mower Company 14-Inch 4-Blade Push Reel Lawn MowerAmerican Lawn Mower Company 14-Inch 4-Blade Push Reel Lawn Mower