Cut the lawn once a week to encourage vigorous growth, using electric lawn mower will be easier ,except during a prolonged drought and moments of tension.
Remove not more than one-third of the blade of the sheet to avoid escalpelamento and plants weak, damaged.
Cut the grass in different directions to avoid wear patterns, encourage the vertical growth and provide an effect of striping.
Provides a cutting height which allows the grass to prosper, and to store reserves of energy and water.
Keep the razor sharp tips, torn ragged time Brown look unsightly and can be vectors of diseases.
Cut the grass when the grass is dry to reduce agglomeration, improve mulching and prevent the spread of diseases potentially on the lawn.
If the agglutination occurs, disperse agglomerations with a rake or a fan.
If you prefer to collect your clippings, start a compost heap. Use as a lawn fertilizer top dressing.
Floor of the courtyard first, take any sticks, toys or debris.
Use eye protection and comfortable shoes. I think that security.
String trim first, cut the grass in straight lines, and then end with a “clean up” around the edge of the lawn.
Striping the Lawn
The distribution of a lawn can create a dramatic effect and raise the pitch to a new level. When people refer to your lawn to look like a golf course, usually is the eye of the distribution, instead of the health of the lawn. Alternating segando patterns by 90 ° or 45 ° add aesthetics and is good for the grass.
What is the distribution?
Striping is nothing more than pushing the grass down in one direction and then the other, as you cut. Similar to that of the grain in leather or velvet, the effect is two different shades of green, a light and a dark.
How do they do it?
The striping bold on a golf course or field of ball is usually achieved with a scythe of the reel tune with rollers at the front and the back of the cutter. The first roll is sometimes furrowed and assists in aligning the grass for a cut right through the spool. The reel cut in a way that push the grass down in one direction and the rear roller pushes the grass, weighted down one last time. Reel mowers commercial class as those found in the field of golf and ball fields are machines very high technology and extremely high price to the average owner
How do I get stripe?
Walking or walking segadeiras sweeper can be equipped with kits of distribution. A kit of striping is attached to the back of the scythe, or even behind the deck of Sega. It can vary from a set of weighted cylinder rear to a flap rubber firm or brushes to lie on the grass. Home made accessories made of PVC or wood can also do a decent job of striping a lawn. If you are unable to do so, many companies in the care of lawn are now equipped with self-propelled striping.
You may have problems of distribution a lawn composed of certain grasses growing low as warm season grass shorts. The low growth habit and leaf blade thick will not hold.