November 26, 2012 at 3:00 am

As winter approaches, mowing your turf areas down should be done in increments not in just one mowing. The idea is to reduce snow mold by keeping tiller length short throughout the winter months. Lowering your mower setting one notch each of the last three mowings is the ideal method to achieve the right height for the winter.

After mowing your turf areas, it will be time to drain your mower of fuel or to add fuel stabilizer to the tank so your mower will be ready to go come spring time.  It is also time to sharpen the blade and make other necessary adjustments to your mower.  Fall is the time to make arrangements to have this work done if you don’t do them yourself.  Beat the spring rush and get it done now and you will be miles ahead come spring time.