Why Leave Grass Clippings on the Lawn?

Leave clippings on the lawn to return nutrients and organic matter to the soil. This preserves landfill space, saves labor and reduces the need for fertilizer.

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Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.