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thanx guys
i hated to do it but the customer was very insistent.they felt it was getting too long too fast.
Think about it, or should I say have them think about it. Even if a lawn grows at the same rate at lower than it's optimum height it would take the same amount of time for it to grow to cutting height again. If you cut at 1" instead of 3" it would need cut just as often to keep it at 1" and 3" respectively.

Of course you can throw that all out the window because if a plant isn't producing enough food due to lack of leaf tissue it will grow faster. Basically, anyone that thinks grass cut lower grows slower is misinformed at best. Short grass grows faster, at least until you kill it by way of root neglect.
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