Step 12: Cut the grass with TLC
Mow the new lawn once it reaches a height of 3 in. Use a newly sharpened blade?it’s healthiest for the grass because it’ll make sharp, clean-slicing cuts. Cut just 1/2 in. per mowing. Always avoid using a dull blade?it rips the grass, setting up the conditions for disease.
Note: Find out how to sharpen a lawn mower blade, here.