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Old 11-07-2018, 02:35 PM
 
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The sprinklers are winterized. I cut my lawn low. I think around 2.25 inches. I mulch my leaves into the lawn and flowerbeds with the mower. My south facing trees are naked but my north facing trees have most of the leaves. I put the Winterguard down since no Milorganite around for miles. The lawn looks like green carpet though.
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Old 11-07-2018, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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I cut my lawn low. I think around 2.25 inches. I mulch my leaves into the lawn and flowerbeds with the mower. .
I do the same. I find that going lower on the mower height in the late fall helps the leaves blow across the grass and hopefully keep going. When it's taller, the leaves settle into the dips and stay there. I usually mulch the leaves in until the last week or so of falling. Then there's just so many I have to rake.
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Old 11-07-2018, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Central IL
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I probably did my last mowing of the entire yard but will mow over some final leaves this weekend.

Is it too late for a final Milorganite blast?
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Old 11-07-2018, 07:30 PM
 
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I do the same. I find that going lower on the mower height in the late fall helps the leaves blow across the grass and hopefully keep going. When it's taller, the leaves settle into the dips and stay there. I usually mulch the leaves in until the last week or so of falling. Then there's just so many I have to rake.
I read somewhere that the last low cut helps prevent lawn mold and disease come spring and summer.
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Well with that link it is a 3rd party seller so they always sell at unrealistic prices.

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That's triple the price. Is there a shortage issue in the southeast?
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Baker Advanced All Season Long Grub Control.

I generally put it down in early June.

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Can't find it either at my local HD or lowes.

I typically apply it 3x per year on my lawn. I wasn't planning on using it now, but it's just curious that it's rarely in stock. I feel like I should buy some for next spring as soon as I see it on the rack, vs trying to wait and buy it a few days before I apply.

I plan on doing Wintergard in the next week or so.

My lawn is starting to go dormant. Frosts are regular and the leaves are falling pretty well now. Growth has slowed, although I think I need to do one final cut before changing the oil on the mower and putting it away for the year.

Lawn looks fantastic. I managed to thicken it up considerably, but lost a few large patches due to grubs. Ive since gotten them to grow back with new seed. I need to add grub control to my regimen next year.
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Old Yesterday, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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I'll need to grab some of that then. Seems what I thought was a difficult area to grow grass in my yard late in the season is actually a grub problem.
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Old Today, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Zone 6B ~ Northern VA
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Yes, just be sure not to go to short on the cutting height.

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I read somewhere that the last low cut helps prevent lawn mold and disease come spring and summer.
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