During this time of the year, yellow lawns are common around Cleveland and Columbus. Most of the time it's due to lack of water, and this summer's extreme heat. However, sometimes it caused by something else.
Dull Blades = Ripping of the Grass Blades = Yellow Tips!
Believe it or not, dull lawn mower blades can be the cause! When lawn mower blades become dull, they stop cutting, and instead rip the blades. When grass blades are ripped, the last 1/2" of the blade becomes yellow.
Sharpening Your Blades - Easy as 1-2-3!
The following video will help walk you through sharpening your lawn mower blades!