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7 Day Forecast In Ashburn

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Aim:

  • To maintain grass height.
  • Helps produce a dense sward.
  • Removes organic debris from pitch surface.

Method:

Use mower with sharpen and correctly adjusted blades.

Timing:

All year round.

Effects of Incorrect Procedure:

  • Reduce playability.
  • Build up of organic matter in pitch surface.
  • Damage to grass plant.
  • Possible occurrence of disease.
  • Visible scarring of surface.

Equipment:

  • Pedestrian cylinder mower
  • Ride-on cylinder mower.
  • Rotary mower.
  • Flail mower.

Practical Tips:

  • Only trained staff/volunteers should be allowed to complete this task.
  • Best completed when grass is dry and frost-free.
  • When mowing it is good practice to change direction of cut each operation.
  • Mower blades should be sharp and setup correctly.