The Gardener's Network
Lawn Main Grass Varieties Fertilizer Water Weeds Disease Aeration
Mowing New Lawns Insects Organic De-Thatching Winterize
Nav Menu

Even More Info:

Garden Recipes

Bushes 'n Shrubs

About Trees

Visit Our Other SiteS:

Garden Hobbies

Holiday Insights

Deck Boxes

Lawn Mowing Tips

Here are some lawn mowing tips and instructions that you will find useful, especially for new homeowners:

Cut lawns when it reaches 2-3 inches in length.

Cut no more than 1/3 of the grass blade length at a cutting.

Alternate cuttings, going horizontally and vertically across the lawn. For a neat look, cut the lawn diagonally.

Leave grass clippings on the lawn to decompose. As they decompose, they provide natural, organic nitrogen to the lawn, keep moisture in, and helps to minimize weeds.

Always mow when the lawn is dry. This will save wear and tear on your mower. It will also keep cut grass from clumping on the lawn, and minimize the spread of disease.

Check the mower blade regularly to assure a sharp cut. Dull blades will hack and chop the blade, leaving unattractive ragged, brown edges, and risking lawn damage.

Mowing your lawn at a longer length provides a longer grass blade to absorb sunlight and photosynthesis, helping to create a healthier lawn. High mowing, as it is called, also helps block out crabgrass and weeds.

Keep your lawnmower in good operating condition.

  • Change the oil each year.

  • Change the spark plug as needed.

  • Clean out the underside of the mower of any grass buildup once a month.

  • Clean the air filter regularly.

  • Wipe the body of your mower to remove grass, dirt and dust and any moisture after each use. It will look better, and last longer.

rainbarrel, rain barrel, rain, barrels

Rainbarrels capture, clean, pure rainwater for your plants

Buy Flower, Vegetable and Herb Seeds Over 450 varieties of top quality, brand seeds at the lowest price anywhere.

Rock Enclosures

Shop For:

Seeds - 500 Varieties
Organic Supplies

Cold Frames
Garden Fertilizers
House Plants
Garden Planters
Raised Beds
Garden Supplies

Trees, Shrubs, Vines

Yard & Deck:
Hose Carts/Reels
Outdoor Storage
Rock Enclosures
Solar Lights
Pest Control

Seasonal /Holiday:
Carving Kits, Supplies

Jello Molds
Party Supplies

Tomato Strainer
Food Processing
Kitchen Gadgets
Kid's Playhouses

| Home | How to Grow | Flowers | Fruit | Bulbs | Vegetables | Lawn Care | Pumpkins | House Plants |
| Garden Shop |
Herbs | Organic | Plant Problems | Bushes 'n Shrubs | Trees | 4 the Birds | Garden Recipes |

Copyright 1999 - 2017 © by Premier Star Company