Grass Clippings: A Natural Fertilizer

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Should I rake up my grass clippings or leave them?

Grass Clippings: A Natural Fertilizer

Let grass clippings lay where they may when you cut the lawn. Grass is made up largely of water. The moisture from the clippings will quickly evaporate -- leaving behind a natural fertilizer.

Grass clippings decompose at a fairly rapid pace, and they are high in nitrogen. By letting your grass clippings decompose naturally, it may save you from having to apply nitrogen in fertilizer form to your lawn.



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