Leave it on the Lawn
Lawn Care Waste Reduction Tips
- Put them in the garbage?
- Put them on the curb for collection?
- Compost them?
Why not try to "Leave It On The Lawn!" It will:
- Benefit the environment.
- Improve your lawn.
- Save time.
- Save landfill space.
Why You Should "Leave It On The Lawn."
How To "Leave It On The Lawn"
Other Useful Lawn Information
- Watering your lawn is best done in the early morning. An inch of water per week is sufficient for good root growth.
- Fertilizing varies with soil types and growing conditions. The rule of thumb is 2 to 4 pounds of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet of lawn per year.
- Test the soil to determine your fertilizer need and remember to adjust the pH of the soil to between 6.5 and 7.2. This will improve the efficiency of the nutrients.
Studies have shown that grass recycling reduces the need for fertilizer by 25%.
For Your Information
- 1/4 acre of lawn produces more than 1½ tons of clippings during the growing season!
- The overall time spent on lawn care decreases with the elimination of bagging, even when mowing increases to once every four to seven days!