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    Yellow Lawn? The Secret Tip that Could Make it Green!

    Shaun Kanary
    Posted by: Shaun Kanary on August 2, 2012

    Dull Mower Blades Cause Yellow GrassDuring 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!


    Shaun Kanary

    Shaun has been a part of the Green Industry for the past 15 years. As the Director of Marketing for Weed Pro, a Cleveland and Columbus Fertilizing Company, Shaun is a regular contributor to the Weed Pro Blog, and other industry magazines and blogs.

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