How to mow the lawn

//How to mow the lawn

How to mow the lawn

2019-05-11T04:38:05+00:00

Lawn mowing is an important and easy part of backyard maintenance. Below tips  Share our top tips and basic tips so you can have the perfect lawn.

Best time to mow the grass

The best time to mow the lawn every day is around noon in the morning. This is because any dew or irrigation water will dry up, and it should be before the heat of the day set in. This is important because short lawns are stressed on hot sunny days when short lawns are exposed.

Mowing the lawn varies from season and your location, but generally cutting grass every other week in summer and every 2 to 5 weeks in autumn to winter is enough.

Ideal lawn height

The height of the lawn depends on what types you own. Perhaps the simplest rule of thumb is how your lawn looks. Looks untidy? Then it was time to trim. Typically, you should remove only 30 to 40 percent of the grass blades each time you cut. If you cut any lower than that, you may reduce the root growth of the lawn, which may damage its long-term health.

Buffalo grass should be cut to 40-50 mm, Kikuyu should be kept at 40-45 mm, and sofa grass can be cut to 25-30 mm. In cool areas or cooler months, you can keep your grass grow a little longer. If you’re still unsure, take off your shoes and take a walk on your lawn-it should feel nice underfoot feet without feeling like you’re sinking into it.

How to make Checker patterns on the Lawn

The board lawn pattern you see on the playground is easier to create at home. Also known as lawn stripes, it is created by using a lawn mower blade to bend the lawn in some way. The curving grass looks more like the opposite than those that bend.

An easy way to get the appearance of a chessboard is to mow grass along the edge of the yard along a straight line.

Bag grass clipping

Cutting the lawn on the ground after mowing may be beneficial as it allows return valuable nutrients to your lawn. Clippings contain nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and so on. They are natural fertilizers. It also saves you time and energy when mowing.

A popular myth is that cutting grass on the lawn after mowing can produce weeds. This is a layer of partially decaying grass and organic matter lying between the soil and grass. As long as you mow a lot and the grass is at the same height, this will not be a problem because your grass will naturally break down naturally.

Mowing wet lawn

There are some reasons why your lawn should not be mowed when it is wet. When it gets wet, the disease can spread through your grass, so you need to understand any fungi or bacteria on the lawn. Cutting wet grass can also cause problems for the mower as a result of cutting the chassis. A good suggestion is to offer your lawn mower thoroughly cleaned after use. You can also press the soil when it is on wet, which can cause long-term damage.

If you want to mow when wet, a good advice is to make your mower blades sharpened. This is because wet grass can be torn or torn instead of cut, which can cause long-term damage to the grass. You can also lift the lawn mower blades higher, which reduces mowing and reduces lawn problems.

A suitable lawn mower for work

It is important to keep safe when mowing. You should always wear goggles, gloves, earmuffs and enclosed shoes. stones and debris can fly long when hit by a cutting blade, , so make sure no one is around when mowing that there isn’t anyone around.

Before you start mowing, make sure there is nothing on the lawn that interfere with your cutting, such as small toys, sticks or rocks. It is also important to remember to turn off the mower before emptying the trap, clear the unloading trough, and check below the mower or through the gravel path.

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