yellow lawn

My lawn is usually very green, but after it is mowed, it looks greenish yellow for a few days. What is causing this?
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

Perhaps your mowing blade is set too low and you're coming close to scalping the lawn. Try not to remove more than 1/3rd of the grass surface at any one time. Also make sure your blade is sharp. Look closely at cut blades to make sure they have a "clean" cut and don't look like they were torn. If it's the latter, your blade needs sharpening.



Luke Miller, editor

Garden Ideas & Outdoor Living magazine


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