eco - welcome

lawn mowing

  Back to Forum

Posted by UNKNOWN 23 Oct 2009 - 11:43:00 AM

We've had to make some tough decisions about our yard since getting the message on water conservation. The first decision we made was to pull back the grassy areas from driveways and paths where grass clippings look messy. This meant we could switch to a mulching blade on the mower and just leave the clippings on the lawn. We never mow off more than a 1/3 of the length of the grass blades and mow only in the evening during hot weather and then water early the following morning. The grass is staying greener through hot, dry spells even with major water cutbacks.

Comments (0)

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Fuchsia Heath

Plant type: evergreen shrub
H: 1m W: 0.6m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Find out more
formal style

Fast Facts

formal style
Strong axial lines create borders for garden beds and paths, with a visual treat such as an accent plant, sculpture or seat at the end of an axis.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more