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Onawa

  • Joined Jun 2019
Harrowing: how long grass is too long?
« on: June 17, 2019, 05:28:53 pm »
I'm looking at getting a small spring tine harrow with the hope of getting rid of some of the dead and rubbish in my grass... but when is the grass too long to harrow? It's probably about ankle height currently with plenty of weeds that are taller....
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Scarlet.Dragon

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Re: Harrowing: how long grass is too long?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2019, 03:28:32 pm »
If it's too long to harrow, you could always top it first then harrow it.
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landroverroy

  • Joined Oct 2010
Re: Harrowing: how long grass is too long?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2019, 04:12:58 pm »
I'm looking at getting a small spring tine harrow with the hope of getting rid of some of the dead and rubbish in my grass... but when is the grass too long to harrow? It's probably about ankle height currently with plenty of weeds that are taller....


Depends how thick it is also. i would be tempted to get something to eat down the new growth you have, and then harrow what's left. Otherwise - just try it and see if you get the desired effect. 
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