am i crazy or..........................

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnwizards, Nov 8, 2004.

  1. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,439

    does stripes show up better when the grass is damp? i cut a lawn today and it looked awesome... best its ever looked and their was still dew on the ground.... responses appreciated...

  2. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    either damp long grass or when the grass is dry and you cut it really short. and a striping kit helps :)

    at least thats how it is with my experiences.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    The longer, the more vivid the stripes. If it's wet or damp, same thing.
  4. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 628

    yes, your crazy!!!
    Oh, and for your question, I think sometimes they seem to stripe better in the mornings or at least look like it. :waving:
  5. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    water reflects light
  6. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    Water also adds weight to the blades to keep them bent over farther..
  7. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    I have always thought lawns look the best when they have been while they are slightly damp.

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