Lawn mowing: 9 main issues

  • Dec 24, 2019

To preserve the aesthetics of a lawn, it needs to be regularly cut. At work take into account what sort of grass were used for sowing, are significant and climatic conditions of the terrain. Work can be done independently, mowing the lawn does not require much physical effort.

To preserve the aesthetics of a lawn, it needs to be regularly cut. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com
To preserve the aesthetics of a lawn, it needs to be regularly cut. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com

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How to mow the lawn

The appearance of the lawn depends on how the procedure is performed regularly. If done systematically cut, the grass is thick, green mass will grow evenly. On the lawn will not appear weeds and a few years will be formed a dense turf.

Before you begin, you need to determine the optimal height of the grass. If you cut too much, it starts to burn in the sun, because it formed the bald spots. They can also appear due to the fact that the green mass will be small, and the nutrients can not flow to the roots.

But also a very long grass should not be left on the lawn. If it is high, the nutrients are used up quickly. Green mass becomes pale, the grass will be thinner with each passing season.

Site owners need to decide how often they will cut the lawn. At a time it is recommended to take no more than 1.5 cm. If sown meadow grasses, need to limit their growth of at least 2 times per month. In more rare mowing their life cycle will end quickly.

If the lawn cut regularly, it will be more resistant to mechanical stress and temperature extremes.

To be able to quickly mow the lawn, you need to buy garden tools. Summer residents often use manual trimmers, but they are suitable for the machining of smaller areas. If the lawn takes a couple of hundred, it is better to buy the lawnmower on wheels.

They have a different value which depends on the power and on which the engine is installed in the art. Large sites to better handle mowers with a petrol engine, near the house you can mow and manual electric trimmer.

Before you start the lawn is recommended to treat the fan-shaped rake. This allows you to put it in order, remove the debris, which accidentally hit on the site. If you do not, the debris can fall under the blades of garden machinery and cause damage.

If the lawn cut regularly, it will be more resistant to mechanical stress and temperature extremes. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com
If the lawn cut regularly, it will be more resistant to mechanical stress and temperature extremes. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com

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Grass grows throughout the summer starting in April, so in the end of May, you can make the first cut. A few days before it is recommended to water the lawn. If mowing greens, growing on dry soil can damage the roots.

Summer lawn mowed often. If the grass is long, the work is carried out in 2 divided doses. First cut the upper layer, length shortening, and only then carried out finishing.

It is best to mow the lawn on a windless day. It is recommended to do it in the morning, but first need to make sure that there are no drops of dew, or cut will not be smooth. Also keep in mind that electric trimmer can not operate at high humidity.

If the lawn after mowing formed bald spots, you need to re-sow his seed. The first shoots appear 2-3 weeks, so it is better to mow careful not to damage the coating.

All lawns are divided into the following groups:

  • parterre;
  • Landscaping;
  • sports.

The ground is called the English lawns. But if Britain left the grass no more than 1-2 cm, in the Russian context, experts recommend 4-5 cm. If grass will be too short, in the sun, they turn yellow, become rigid. Because of this, the area will be bald spots.

Even higher should be the grass on the lawns of gardens. At this turf can impact load, so the optimum height of the green cover - 4-6 cm.

Sports grounds are created for the games, so these are seeded lawn grass that is resistant to trampling. Its optimum height - 4 cm.

If the lawn just planted, the first time it is mowed when the green mass will exceed a height of 10 cm. Mows only the tops, it stimulates the growth of a uniform coating. Sod can be cut after 10 days, but not before, so as not to damage the turf.

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