How long should I wait to cut my grass after the application?
It’s a good idea to wait until the lawn receives water before you mow the lawn. Of course, this is not always possible. If the lawn needs to be mowed and the lawn cannot be watered, wait 48 hours after the application.
Should I water my lawn after an application?
It is not 100% necessary to water the lawn after an application. However, some of the products that have been applied are activated by water. A good rule of thumb is to water 24 hours after an application has been made.
How long should I wait before letting animals or kids play on the lawn?
Industry standards say that kids should stay off the lawn for 24 hours after the application has been made. Animals should stay off the lawn for about 2 hours to give time for any liquid application to dry. Then they are safe to walk on the lawn.
How often should I water my lawn?
During the summer months, you lawn should be watered two times per week for 50 minutes per zone. This will enable to water to penetrate deep below the surface. The roots will then follow the water giving your lawn a deep root system. Remember, water less frequently for longer durations. Watering should be done in the early morning hours. Never water before night time hours. Fungus activity is at its highest during the night time hours. More moisture will only add to that fungus activity.
What height should I mow my lawn?
Height is a preference. If you desire a low height, it is important to mow frequently. Allowing your lawn to grow tall, then cutting low can damage your lawn. Listed below are typical mowing heights:
- Fescue- 2-3 inches.
- Bermuda- ½ inch to 1 ¼ inches.
- Zoysia- ½ inch to 2 inches.