Did you know there is an optimal time to mow your lawn? Most people do not realize that mowing your lawn too early in the morning can cause clumps in the grass and increase problems associated with thatch or even rutting of the turf. On the other hand, if you wait too late in the day there can also be problems because if you mow your lawn too late in the day the tips of the grass can be susceptible to disease and fungus.
You may be wondering when the best time of the day to mow the lawn? Well the best time is in the mid-morning around 10:00, this allows the lawn time to heal before the heat of the day sets in. The second best time is in in the middle of the afternoon. Take a look at the following illustration on our blog to get a good sense of the pros and cons of cutting your lawn during the different time so the day.