Lawn Mowing in Colleyville, TX
Along with mowing your grass, our services include string trimming, edging, air sweeping, and occasional complimentary round-up services. All of these actions combined help keep a well cared for and maintained lawn. From March to late October, which is the prime growing season for your grass, your lawn requires consistent mowing to maintain its health and vibrancy. With our expert mowing and maintenance services, we mow your property on a reliable schedule you can count on.
Reliability to count on
At Lawnsmith we provide weekly and bi-weekly lawn mowing packages to keep your lawn looking fresh year-round. With our licensed and insured staff, you can easily schedule recurring weekly or bi-weekly plans so you don’t ever have to worry or think about your lawn. Let us worry about keeping it maintained and beautiful!
Lawn Care Pro Tip
The "One-Third Rule"
You may have heard of the ‘one-third rule’ in reference to lawn mowing. This rule says that you should never remove more than one-third of the leaf blade during any one lawn mowing. For example, the recommended mowing height for Saint Augustine is 3-3.5 inches. Therefore, the height of the grass should not exceed 4.5 inches before it is mowed back to 3-3.5 inches.
Here’s a simple explanation of why the one-third rule of lawn mowing is beneficial: Turfgrasses, like other green plants, manufacture their own food by the process of photosynthesis. This process utilizes sunlight, which is absorbed through the leaf of the grass plant, to convert carbon dioxide from the air into sugars. When more than one-third of the leaf blade is removed during a single mowing, there is suddenly less leaf area remaining to absorb sunlight and continue the process of photosynthesis. Consequently, the grass plant produces less food for itself, resulting in a weaker plant that’s susceptible to disease and insect damage.
Lawn mowing more than one-third of the grass plant not only weakens the plant, it inhibits the growth of the roots, creating a small, shallow root system. During the dry summer months, these shallow roots can become dried out, eventually killing the plant
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