Mowing a lawn is simple. These are a few simple practices and facts that will help make your mowing productive and your lawn healthy.
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A sharp blade is important because it results in a cut blade of grass instead of torn grass. Dull mower blades result in torn grass. Torn grass gives you a silver or brown top to the lawn because the torn end dies. Torn ends also increase the chance of disease entering the lawn.
Sharp blade(s) also cut the grass more times before it gets expended from the mower. This helps in breaking down the grass and mulching.Sharpen the blade(s) on the mower at least once a year. If the mower is used heavily you may want to sharpen it more often. Read the article How To Sharpen A Lawn Mower Blade to learn how to sharpen and balance a lawn mower blade.
Mow when the grass is dry. Mowing wet grass causes causes it to lay over more easily resulting in un-even cutting. It also causes the cut grass to clump up and
You should never cut more than one third of the total length of the grass off at a time. So if you want 2 inch tall grass you need to cut it before it gets to 3 inches. Cutting off too much at a time increases the risk of shocking the grass and disturbing its growth pattern.
Change the mowing direction to keep the grass growing straight up. When you mow in the same pattern and direction every time the grass reacts like a tree on a windy hillside, it starts growing bent over. This produces uneven cutting and patterns. So change it up with different directions.
step 5 Mulching
Mulching Mulching has several benefits: