Do Just One Thing for May 15, 2017

It seems ridiculous to bag grass clippings and put them out for trash pickup. Grass clippings are nutrient dense and perfect to help feed and keep a lawn lush and healthy. The old-fashioned way to reuse these clippings was to compost them into mulch. This method took a lot of effort to build a compost, wait for it to decompose and then spread it over the lawn. But new lawnmower technologies feature something called a “recycler cutting deck.” As you mow, it automatically re-cuts the clippings into smaller pieces, which are immediately spread across the lawn. Look for this feature the next time you’re investing in a new lawnmower.

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