Remove Grass Clippings?

Here is great advice as published in Total Landscape Care magazine.

Myth: it’s a good idea to remove grass clippings after mowing.

Reality: There is a misconception their grass clippings contribute significantly to thatch. Grass clippings are mostly water and decompose rapidly, returning significant amounts of fertilizer to the lawn. Research shows that up to one-third of applied fertilizer can be recycled by simply returning clippings.

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Bob Kroth, Owner
Certified Turfgrass Professional