Making smart decisions about our lawns

For the last two weeks I’ve been trying to help you grow a better lawn, but growing a good lawn means nothing if you don’t know how to care for it.

When cutting your grass, there are a few things to know. We generally like the look of a shorter lawn. It seems more manicured than a longer height, which is often described as being shaggy. Setting the mower at one to two inches in the spring is great for encouraging the grass spread into the empty patches of the yard. A lower mower height also helps control many broadleaf weeds.

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