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Tips for Mowing Your Lawn

By: Danny Lipford

Man cutting lawn in front of house.

To keep the grass in your yard healthy, set the mower blade height so it removes no more than 1/3 of the grass blade. Cutting higher and mowing more often helps grass to develop a better root system
and resist drought.

Watch this video to find out more.

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In order for your lawn to look its best, you’ll want to cut less of the grass more frequently. Anytime you remove more than one-third of the length of the grass blade, it puts unnecessary strain on the plant. So schedule your mowing often enough to allow just that much growth between cuttings. It’s also a good to leave the grass a little taller so it develops a better root system and is more resistant to drought.


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Tips for Mowing Your Lawn