Although grass does not stop growing in winter, it grows so slowly when temperatures go below 40 degrees Fahrenheit that mowing your lawn between November and March isn’t necessary (scroll down to see the step you must follow if you need to mow your lawn during winter). On the other side of the spectrum – and in a different hemisphere – grass stops growing when temperatures rise above 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
The only time grass can grow normally during a typical Colorado winter is if a patch of grass were to receive several hours of reflective heat (from sunlight) each day from a nearby building constructed of aluminum or metal compound. So while you might not have to deal with your lawn in the coldest months, there are a few things you can do to make sure your lawn is lush and healthy when the spring thaw comes. Continue reading Should I Mow My Lawn in Winter? Cold-Weather Lawn Care