Facts about Grass Clippings

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  • Grass clippings are 75% to 85% water, are quick to decompose and release nutrients to fertilize the lawn.
  • They can supply up to one-third of a lawn's nitrogen fertilizer needs can save time and money and help protect the environment.
  • Lawns stay greener and healthier when clippings are left on them.  Grass clippings on your lawn can generate up to 25% of the lawn's yearly fertilizer needs and reduce the amount of time and money you spend fertilizing and bagging.
  • Clippings shade grass roots, cool the soil, return moisture, add moisture holding organic matter, and so reduces lawn watering needs.
  • Clippings can also be used as mulch to provide weed control and prevent moisture loss around flower beds, trees, and shrubs.

      Befriend the earth and think twice before bagging up those clippings.