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Proper Mowing Techniques


Turf expert Dr. Trey Rogers tells us the best way to insure good lawn health is to mow properly. That begins with a sharp mower blade and mowing more often. ...More




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Proper Mowing Techniques

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Turf expert Dr. Trey Rogers tells us the best way to insure good lawn health is to mow properly. Here’s how:

  • Start with a sharp mower blade.
  • Mowing more often.
  • Cut off no more that 1/3 of the grass blade’s length at one time to prevent shocking the plant.
  • Allow the grass clippings to fall back onto the lawn (mulch) instead of bagging them.

Clippings provide important nutrients, and contrary to conventional thought, do not promote thatch.



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