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Landscaping Tips – Know How to Mow
Less grass and proper landscaping is more beneficial for trees and plants, the environment and your budget. But if you do have a lawn, follow these simple care tips.
- Just a little higher.
For most South Florida turf grasses, at least 2-3 inches is a good height. Keeping your grass this high promotes healthier roots for a greener, pest resistant and drought resistant lawn.
- Don’t be dull.
Sharp mower blades cut easier and reduce tearing that can weaken the grass.
- Use a mulching mower.
Some mowers have special blades that chop grass into fine clippings. This will eliminate bags and bags of waste grass and automatically fertilize your soil the natural way!
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