Is it Bad to Leave a Heavy Layer of Grass After Cutting?
Ohio State University recommends removing one-third the total length of the lawn during a mowing session. Grass clippings approximately 1 inch in length are beneficial to lawns as they provide a natural source of nitrogen. Heavy layers of grass clippings that create clumps may choke the grass by limiting oxygen and sun.
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Jennifer Loucks has over 10 years of experience as a former technical writer for a software development company in Wisconsin. Her writing experience includes creating software documentation and help documents for clients and staff along with training curriculum. Loucks holds a Bachelor of Science major from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls specializing in animal science and business.