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Old 05-21-2018, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Niagara county
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I have two neighbors who seemed to be competition with each other, they cut their like every two days. I see a lot of scalping. I cut mine once a week. I’m thinking they hate their wives and wanna get outside.
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Old 05-21-2018, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Niagara county
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I wonder why people cut their grass so short, like a golf course. The grass is less healthy. Weed is easier to outgrow the grass and they have to use more water, chemical. I like the lush thick looking of slightly taller grass.

Some idiotic HOAs have code that require homeowners to cut grass at a certain short height.
Me too. I think these men are bored that they feel they have to cut their grass so short.
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Old 06-03-2018, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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So unfortunate..

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I have two neighbors who seemed to be competition with each other, they cut their like every two days. I see a lot of scalping. I cut mine once a week. Iím thinking they hate their wives and wanna get outside.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Just raised the cutting height to 3.5Ē.
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Old 06-12-2018, 03:53 AM
 
Location: rural south west UK
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whats a lawn? took ours up to grow food.
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Old 06-17-2018, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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LOL

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawn

Meanwhile, raise that cutting height.


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whats a lawn? took ours up to grow food.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:11 PM
 
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In prior years I'd cut mine at the highest setting but this year I decided to cut at the next to highest. It's a small but noticeable change, my lawn looks more well-kept.
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Old 06-21-2018, 02:46 PM
 
Location: DFW
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Very strange because the grass doesn't grow...only the weeds..so we just mow for the weeds.
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Old 06-22-2018, 08:05 AM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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You mean the higher cutting height doesnít give as well of an appearance?

I actually like the look... the higher cut the better.


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In prior years I'd cut mine at the highest setting but this year I decided to cut at the next to highest. It's a small but noticeable change, my lawn looks more well-kept.
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Old 06-22-2018, 07:33 PM
 
Location: In the basket
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Used to mow real short when my "lawn" was mostly weeds.
As the lawn has thickened and began to choke out the weeds I've gradually started raising the height.
My lawn is actually almost all grass now. Starting to look good. I just kept seeding and seeding and watering until the grass has over taken the weeds. No fertilizer or anything, just seed and water.
Deck went from lowest setting last season to probably 3" this season.
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