How to cut long grass — according to the experts

A red lawn mower cutting long grass
No two lawns are the same, so choose the right method and length for your property (Image credit: Getty)

You may be wondering how to cut long grass if you've neglected your lawn due to focusing on your build - or perhaps the grass has grown out of control during a lengthy period of heavy rainfall when it has been too wet to mow.

There's a few things you need to know before unleashing one of the best petrol lawnmowers on long grass, so that the grass is cut appropriately to make the most out of your garden design and keep your lawn looking smart and healthy.

Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.