I think the real key to grass care is keeping your blades razor sharp! I
sharpen the blade every three or four cuts and the mulching lawnmower works
best that way. For your size lawn, how about one of those solar powered
robotic mowers that cuts all the time the sun is out.
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||I think the real key to grass care is keeping your blades razor sharp! I
||sharpen the blade every three or four cuts and the mulching lawnmower works
||best that way. For your size lawn, how about one of those solar powered
||robotic mowers that cuts all the time the sun is out.
I like those things!
Check out the Husquvarna robotic on their website.
Rex in Fort Worth
That is way too cool. I have never heard of them. I just checked
out their website,
Anyone have any idea how much one of these guys is? Do they work
on hills? This would make my summers way easier!!
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Rex B wrote:
I paint the bottom of my mower with "Slip Plate" its a graphite paint from
Tractor Supply. Nothing sticks to it, makes mulching alot easier as you
dont get the build up under the mower. Great for wheelbarrows, and dump
On 14 Apr 2004 08:19:50 -0700, email@example.com (Don) wrote:
3" is the recommended length to cut the lawn to. Shorter is damaging
to most grasses.
Make a pass or two one way, then do the rest the other way. Bag the
first couple passes .. sounds like you're not bagging/collecting the
grass.. such a shame, what a compost pile you could have ;-)
If you want to mulch, then you gotta cut more frequently, and at that
3" height, shouldn't be cutting off more than 1/4 to 1/2 inch I'd
think if you truly want it to mulch, and have the cut off grass fall
to the ground between the grass blades decompose and feed the lawn.
Otherwise, you're just makin' thatch that will eventually kill off
some of the grass and leave openings for weed seed to grow.
Mow a bit each night instead of a big mow once a week.. or hire
someone else to do it if you don't have time.
Reduce your lawn area through landscaping. I'd imagine if you don't
have time to mow, you don't have time to vegetable garden.. although
that would give you a place to use grass clippings that aren't
contaminated with herbicides.
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