How High Grass Should Be Cut?
Tips For Achieving A Great Looking Lawn, Without Being Fake Grass
A lawn looks best when it is trimmed and well maintained. Maintaining your lawn is not just trimming. Over cutting or undercutting of the grass of your lawn can affect the growth rate of the grass and the overall health of the lawn.
The Ideal Length Of Grass Is Related To Grass Species
There are many varieties of lawn grass. Some of them are:
|Kentucky bluegrass (Poa Pratensis): It has Fine to medium texture. It works best in well drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0 to 7.0. Used in Lawns, athletic fields, general purpose turf. The mowing height is around 1.5 to 2.5 inches|
|Red Fescue (Festuca rubra L. subsp. rubra): It has fine texture. It can be used in Well-drained to dry soils pH 5.5 to 6.5, 0.5. It has no tolerance to wet soils. It can grow in hostile soil such as infertile, dry, acid soils. The mowing height is around 2 to 2.5 inches|
|Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb): It has fine texture. It can grow in moist fertile soil with pH 4.7 to 8.5. It has higher tolerance to all soils. It is used in lawn transition areas, slopes and banks, near waterways. The mowing height is around 2 to 3 inches|
Continue learning about trimming the lawn correctly at the article : Care Of Lawns And Trimming