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First Season- New Bermuda Lawn

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Hi all!! I'm new to the forum. I have been reading for a while but this is my first post (love the information and experience on the forum). So I will be having TIFTUF Bermuda installed soon. So, in anticipation, I am already planning for the season. The company installing the sod has a great reputation and they will do everything. All I will need to do is water after installation, then the normal maintenance, which is where my questions come in...

1) How soon do you recommend mowing, and with what type of mower? From what I have read the first few mowing's should be with a push mower. What about a manual reel mower (Mascot)?

2) I plan to get a tru-cut C27. How soon should I start mowing with this without causing damage?

3) Should I follow the monthly feeding schedule (and the Bermuda Bible in general) the first season. or hold off until next season?

4) What HOC should I maintain throughout this first season?

Thanks for any feedback!!!
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I will be reading the responses to this thread closely -- I am in the same boat and am only a couple hours from you in Raleigh
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