Get Down to the Grass Facts – Altoona PA

Get Down To Grass Facts

Know Your Grass

If you are a new homeowner, you may know the brand of refrigerator in your kitchen or the square footage of your guest room, but chances are you don’t know the type of grass in your lawn. Depending on where you live, there are different types of turf available.

Generally speaking, northern states lawns are planted with cool-season grasses such as kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, or tall fescue. In southern states, you may have a yard of St. Augestine, Bermuda, centipede, or Zoysiagrass. Knowing the type of grass you have will help you to better care for it.

Grass Mowing Heights

St. Augestine: 2-4 Inches
Fine Fescue: 1-2 Inches
Tall Fescue: 2-3 Inches
Kentucky Bluegrass: 2-3 Inches
Rye: 1-2 Inches
Zoysiagrass: 1-2 Inches
Centipede: 1-2 Inches

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