DIY Yards and Health

DIY Yards and Health
Helping the Do It Yourself home owner in making themselves and surroundings healthy

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Here comes the heat

Mowing Too Low

One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make is to mow their lawn too low. Residential mowers are set up to mow 1.5 to 3 inches high with the thought that customers want to make lawns look like carpet. But as the heat hits it becomes brown carpet.
The truth is:
the blade helps support the root base
grass that is high enough to shade the roots helps keep the water from evaporating

You should raise your mower deck at least one if not two notches as the heat hits

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