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Lawn Mowing Service

Lawn mowing is a vital part of lawn care and maintenance. It involves the regular cutting of grass to a specified height using a lawn mower. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your yard but also promotes healthier grass growth by preventing diseases and pests.

The process of mowing is not just about reducing the grass length; it's about doing so in a way that supports the best possible growth of your lawn. There's a principle in lawn care known as the "one-third rule." This rule advises that you should never cut more than one-third of the grass blade's length at a time. The reason behind the one-third rule is that when you cut grass, you're essentially causing a wound to the plant.Like any living organism, the grass needs time to recover from this wound.

By cutting only a third of the blade, you minimize the amount of plant tissue that is wounded, thus reducing the amount of energy the grass has to expend on healing. This allows more energy to be directed towards root development and overall growth.

Moreover, maintaining a higher grass height—by not cutting too much at once—helps to shade the soil, reducing water evaporation and suppressing the growth of weeds. 

The specific optimal height for mowing can depend on your type of grass, the time of year, and your local climate, but generally, it's recommended to keep grass between 2.5 to 3.5 inches tall. As such, you should adjust your mowing routine based on how quickly your grass grows to ensure you're following the one-third rule.

Chris Maddern - Owner

Maddern's Place is helmed by a dedicated lawn care professional, offering services to help you maintain the beauty of your lawn.

Your lawn significantly contributes to the exterior aesthetic of your home, making its maintenance crucial. Whether you need lawn mowing on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly basis, or simply a one-off service, Maddern's Place assures a level of service that aims for excellence each time.

If you're going away on vacation and need temporary lawn maintenance, or require a more regular plan customized to your needs, rest easy knowing that as a fully trained, insured, and police-checked professional, your lawn and property are in reliable hands.

Additionally, Maddern's Place provides guidance for longer-term, seasonal lawn care, including tasks such as weeding and pest control, fertilizing, soil management, aeration, coring, as well as turf laying and repair.

You'll see the difference a professional cut from Maddern's Place can make, with expert trimming and edging of the entire lawn area, including areas around trees and garden features.

Don't let your lawn turn into an overgrown jungle that makes you want to close the curtains and ignore it. With Maddern's Place, you can enjoy a well-maintained, appealing lawn without the worry.

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