Tag Archives: mowing

How To Maintain the Grass in Extreme Heat

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The peak of summer heat is here – can your lawn handle it?… Read more »
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Turf Wars

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By Doug Jimerson I received a phone call the other day from my youngest son, Graham, who currently lives in Los Angeles. He told me that he’d applied for a… Read more »
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Mowing Advice

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By Doug Jimerson I grew up with circus people. Or more precisely, circus person. As a young man, my grandfather worked as an acrobat in a traveling circus.… Read more »
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What To Look For When Buying A Zero-Turn Mower

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(ARA) – Ever wonder how those lawn-care guys… Read more »
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Improving the Health of Your Lawn

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Let’s face it: when you live in the suburbs, a healthy, well-kept lawn is a must.  Before anyone even steps into your house, it’s your front lawn that… Read more »
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Mulch or Bag?

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Which is better for your lawn — mulching or bagging? Toro’s agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, reveals the answer and dispels some myths about this… Read more »
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Zero-Turn Mower Safety Tips

Zero-Turn Mower Safety Tips
Like all lawn mowers, zero-turn mowers require care to prevent accidents when mowing around water, drop-offs, steep inclines and wet conditions.  Pr… Read more »
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Choosing the Right Mower

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For more than 150 years, human and animal-powered machines have given way to compact equipment powered by internal combustion engines of all sizes and c… Read more »
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When to Mow & How Much to Cut

When to mow and what height
North Cut cool-season grasses when they reach heights of 3 to 3-½ inches, typically once a week.  If the lawn grows too high for you to cut off one-third o… Read more »
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When to Mow

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How often should you mow? How much should you cut? Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s senior agronomist, shares some lawn mowing best practices. window.onloa… Read more »
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Step 6: Caring for Your New Lawn

Caring for Your New Lawn
You have put a lot of work into creating a new lawn, so don’t forget the most important step.  Plan for watering needs before you plant your lawn. … Read more »
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Is It Really Lawn Disease?

Lawn issues might be a dog rather than disease
The best time to assess your turf’s state of health is before mowing. As you pick up fallen twigs or remove other items from the lawn, you should take a car… Read more »
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Rules for Smart Mowing

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Cut no more than one-third the height of the grass in any single mowing.  By setting cutting heights correctly, you can greatly reduce weed growth and mo… Read more »
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Mower Timesavers

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It is easier to adjust the cutting blade height if you get the weight off the wheels by supporting one side of the mower at a time on a wood block. Cooking spra… Read more »
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