How often should you cut your grass

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How often should you cut your grass

Cutting your grass at the right times and height is paramount to having a lush and well looking after lawn.

This guide is based on whether your lawnmower has three height cutting settings:

March

End of March cut on the highest cutting height of lawnmower on dry grass.

Now is the time to give your lawn a good feed.  We recommend Miracle-Gro Evergreen Fast Green.

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Miracle-Gro EverGreen Fast Green Lawn Food feeds the lawn and ensures thicker, greener grass with stronger roots, ready to absorb water and nutrients better than ever before.  Safe for children and pets, this is specially formulated to give your lawn a ricker, greener colour in 3 days and lasts up to 6 weeks.  Apply from early spring (March) until autumn (September) to make your lawn more resistant to drought and other stresses.  The best time to do this is late in the evening when the sun has gone down.  water the lawn first, then use the product.  Straight after water the lawn again.  Follow the exact instructions on the packet to the letter.  This bag covers 200 square metres, ideal to use with an evergreen spreader or Scotts spreader to ensure even coverage.

April

Every 2 weeks on the highest cutting height of the lawnmower.

Now is the time to give your lawn a good weed and feed…we recommend Miracle-Gro Evergreen Complete.

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Creates a thicker, greener and healthier lawn whilst killing weeds and moss, WaterSmart formula helps absorb water and nutrients more effectively, helping to protect your lawn against drought and stress.  After applying this product in accordance with the label instructions keep children and pets away from treated areas until the granules have been watered in thoroughly and the areas have dried.  Use from April to September.  This bag covers 500 square metres, ideal to use with an Evergreen spreader or Scotts spreader to ensure even coverage.  Click here to find smaller bag sizes.

May and June

Slightly lower the cutting height setting and cut every 10 days.  If you find the grass is growing quickly and is more lusher and greener, the feed is working beautifully!  Don’t forget to give the lawn a feed this month with Miracle-Gro Evergreen Fast Green.

July and August

Lower the cutting height, cut every 2 weeks.

If the weather very hot, raise the mowing height and cut when it needs it.

If the weather is wet, slightly lower the cutting height setting and cut every 10 days.

September

Cutting height same as July and August (every 2 weeks).  If your lawn gets full of moss, raise the cutting height.

Now is the time to give your lawn a good weed and feed…we recommend Miracle-Gro Evergreen Complete.

How often should you cut your grass - Home Guide Expert

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Creates a thicker, greener and healthier lawn whilst killing weeds and moss, WaterSmart formula helps absorb water and nutrients more effectively, helping to protect your lawn against drought and stress.  After applying this product in accordance with the label instructions keep children and pets away from treated areas until the granules have been watered in thoroughly and the areas have dried.  Use from April to September.  This bag covers 500 square metres, ideal to use with an Evergreen spreader or Scotts spreader to ensure even coverage.  Click here to find smaller bag sizes.

October

Raise cutting height and cut every 2-3 weeks.

November

Same as October.

Throughout the winter

Do not use your lawnmower on frosty grass.  Keep it tidy by giving it a cut when the lawn is as dry as possible.

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