Facts about grass that aren’t entirely true

November 2, 2020 4:37 pm

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Grass is an incredible plant and it is thought that there are over 10,000 different varieties of grass plants that are used for everything from foodstuffs like oats and barley for human consumption through to grasses that are used for grazing animals and even bamboo.

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We most often think about grass in terms of our lawns. Especially when it gets to this time of year and we are left wondering when the last time to mow the lawn will come before the winter first sets in. Of course it is important that you have a lawnmower that is working to help you keep your grass green and luscious. Mountfield Spares from DIY Spare Parts can help to ensure that your lawnmower is in full working order when you need it the most.

 

Interestingly there are some facts about grass that have been around for years that aren’t completely true and here are a couple of them for you to have a look through.

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  • Brown grass means that it is dead and needs to be replaced – this is not always true. Grass can be brown either because it has died or become it is dormant over the winter period so it is important to give it a good water in the spring and to see if it comes back before you rip it all up.

 

  • Cutting grass shorter means it will grow slower – again this is untrue. There is no evidence that cutting your grass shorter will cause it to grow any slower or faster. What there is evidence of however, is that cutting grass too short can lead to it becomeing unhealthy and looking less luscious over time.