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How to mow long meadow grass

If you've got long grass, for example long meadow grass, take a look at this video clip on how to mow it.

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In this video clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don demonstrates how to mow long meadow grass in summer, once it starts to flop and look messy. Long grass can be tricky to cut, so follow Monty’s tips as he gets to work with the mower and rake, turning his spring-flowering meadow from a wilting summer tangle into a neatly trimmed lawn.

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