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asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th January, 2020

What is lawn striping?

The Way Striping Works
The effect of stripes you see on a lawn or playing field is simply light reflecting off the grass blades. Blades bent towards you look dark, while those bent the opposite way look lighter. You can see some of the same effect with normal mowing, and creating patterns just takes it a step further.

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In this regard, is lawn striping bad for grass?

The real value in striping, says Mangan, is that it encourages healthy grass growth. Mowing in one direction too often can actually cause the taller grass to bend over and shield the grass below from the sun, which over time could kill it.

Also Know, how long do lawn stripes last? However, you don't want to re-stripe your lawn in the same pattern and direction more than every two weeks—doing so can result in grass that permanently lies flat. For best results, alternate the pattern after every two-week period.

Also Know, why do you strip your lawn?

The "stripes" that you see on a lawn or athletic field are caused by light reflecting off the blades of grass. It has not been cut at a different height nor is it a different breed of grass. The "stripes" are made by bending the blades of grass in different directions. IT'S ALL ABOUT DIRECTION!

What is a lawn striping system?

The toro lawn striping system provides you the ability to easily add professional-looking, ball-park quality stripes and patterns to your lawn, while you mow. Easily attaches to most walk-behind mowers and can be used with and without the bagger attached.

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