Advice 1: Why in the city mow the grass?

Every year in the cities on the lawns and courtyards of the utility workers and janitors mow the grass. Along roads and in urban areas, in the parks and squares of this work is done by employees of the service of green spaces of cities.
Why in the city mow the grass?
Some people wonder why the city needs to mow the grass. Answers there can be several: mow the grass on the orders and rules, for the prevention of tick-borne encephalitis and other diseases carried by ticks; because it pays well and, finally, because it's more beautiful.


Bevel grass by law



If we consider the legal reason for shortening the grass in the summer, you need to remember that there is such a document as "Rules of creation, protection and maintenance of green areas in the cities of the Russian Federation", approved by order of Gosstroy of the Russian Federation №153. According to this document, employees of public utilities shall carry out care of green plantings in the city: sow, sow, water, fertilize, mow, repair sod damaged areas, to pierce the ground for aeration to plant shrubs and flowers.

Lawns should be mowed when the grass higher than 10 cm, and need to leave 3 to 5 see the housing Workers are required to mow the grass every 15 -20 days. At the same time, the territory parks and meadows under these rules is not covered. In fact, virtually no work on care of green plantings, in addition to mowing the grass are not made, either due to lack of funds or for the reason that the meadows of expensive in comparison with other works.


Bevel herbs for human health and for aesthetics



The second important reason is that in many regions of Russia are common ticks – carriers of encephalitis, Lyme disease and other dangerous diseases. Female ticks are very active in spring and summer. Bites ticks in yards, on playgrounds often enough. Man seriously injured from the bite of a tick in the domestic territory, may apply to the court for the housing of workers and win the case, if the grass was not mowed on time.
Ticks not only bite humans but also Pets that can bring them into the house with nekoshenom lawn.


The third reason to mow the grass aesthetic. The gently sloping area with dense grass looks much more attractive and better than overgrown with weeds.
The city with manicured lawns, roadside green areas with flowers and trimmed shrubs shall be presented to the guests more comfortable and welcoming.


Russian lawns now, of course, far from English, but in England when it was all different. A hundred years in Russia may appear same a neat and clean grassy areas.

Advice 2: How to mow the grass

To the garden plot had an attractive well-groomed appearance, you should regularly mow lawns, to mow the weeds on the roadsides. To make it easy, if you buy a special tool - trimmer.
How to mow the grass

The lawn in the garden



Culture use and garden plots are currently very different from what it was 10-15 years ago. With the abundance of products that appears in our shops and supermarkets, there is no need to work throughout the summer in the beds, to ensure maximum supply of food for the winter. Now most gardeners use garden plots as places to stay, with planting of vegetables and potatoes play only a small part, and the remaining area is occupied, as a rule, fruit trees, bushes, planting flowers, and grass and lawn. In the Russian conditions to grow a full "English" lawn do not allow the climatic conditions, however, care for the grass just need to garden area was well maintained attractive appearance.
When buying a trimmer is guided by its characteristics – capacity, size of blades, assess their financial capabilities and choose a happy medium between price and quality.


Than you can mow the grass?



More recently, for mowing grass used hand scythes, which is a metal blade, fixed on wooden handles. The mowing process was quite time-consuming, require some skill and skills. For example, the best time for mowing was early morning when the grass is wet with dew, and in dry weather accurately mow a meadow was quite problematic. Great difficulty was sharpening KOs, it also required special skills.

Fortunately, to help farmers and gardeners came progress in sale of a large variety of garden machinery, including lawn mowers and trimmers. Each varieties of these tools have their pros and cons – for example, the lawn mower is useful for a large area and smooth surface of the lawn. It is designed for special mixtures of grasses and their seeding professional, but it will not turn out to mow the overgrown grass on the mowing.
Use of the trimmer provides for strict compliance with safety regulations. Before using the tool read the instructions carefully and strictly observe the precautions.


Ideal trimmer



Much more affordable and easy to use special trimmer for cutting the grass – there are petrol and electric options in different price categories . This option is ideal for small, not too smooth plots for the mowing of the grass between bushes and trees. With it you can easily mow the grass for Pets.

Cutting blade in the trimmer is replaced by a stern line, which at high speed rotation mows and crushes the grass. In more powerful models in addition to the line provided for cutting the metal disc, it can be used to mow and small shoots, which is formed around the stone fruit trees – plums and cherries. Despite purchase costs of equipment, gasoline and electricity, the use of the trimmer is very profitable and convenient, can cope with the task without much time and labor costs. To date, this is the best option for mowing grass.
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