Mowing your grass in Texas should be done regularly throughout the year to keep it looking its best. Afterward, you have the option of bagging the grass clippings or leaving them there. The best thing you can do is to leave them on your lawn instead of bagging them. Not only does this mean less effort on your end, but the grass clippings will also decompose and release essential nutrients that can benefit your lawn's health. Additionally, it's better for the environment since it keeps more waste out of landfills and reduces the need for as many chemical fertilizer treatments.

Leaving the grass clippings on your lawn after mowing requires less effort.

One of the most appealing benefits of leaving the grass clippings on your lawn after mowing is that it requires no effort from you! After mowing your grass, that's it. There's no need to whip out a large trash bag and go across your entire lawn again to collect the clippings and dispose of them. When you leave them as they are, you can save extra time and effort and focus on other important things, like spending time with your pets or family!

Your lawn's health will benefit if you leave the grass clippings after mowing.

Grass clippings in the air while lawn mowing in Flower Mound, TX.

Your lawn needs enough nutrients to stay healthy and green, and grass clippings are one of the many sources of them! Grass clippings are filled with essential nutrients your turf can use to bolster its health, maintain robust growth, develop strong roots, and improve its beautiful, green color. Because of this, leaving them on your lawn after mowing is best.

When you leave the grass clippings on your lawn, they will eventually decompose and release these nutrients into the soil. That way, it can take advantage of this source of nourishment. On the other hand, bagging them will take away this much-needed opportunity, which is something you don't want to do! Not only that, but leaving the grass clippings on your lawn is also an efficient use of resources because they consist of mostly water, plus help retain soil moisture, so this will reduce the need to water your lawn as often. This is especially crucial during periods of drought!

Did you know? Mowing your lawn often will help reduce the buildup of thatch.

It's more environmentally friendly to leave the grass clippings after mowing your lawn.

Letting the grass clippings break down on your lawn after mowing is an environmentally friendly option. First off, it reduces the amount of waste dumped into landfills. Keeping as much waste out of landfills is essential in protecting the environment and reducing pollution. Because grass clippings release beneficial nutrients and contribute to boosting your lawn's health, they also help reduce the need for chemical fertilizer treatments.

Call us today to enroll in our lawn mowing service.

If you want to keep your grass looking lush and neat, look no further than our lawn mowing service here at Evergreen Lawn & Landscape. When you sign up for this service, we will mow your grass weekly from March to November to keep it at the ideal height. During our visits, we will rotate our mowing patterns and handle tasks like string-trimming, edging, and blowing debris off the hard surfaces on your property to ensure everything looks tidy. Our team will also leave the grass clippings afterward so your lawn can benefit from the recycled nutrients they release as they decompose.

We offer our lawn mowing service to residential properties in Northlake, Argyle, South West Denton, TX, and nearby areas. Give us a call today at (940) 321-3081 to enroll in this service.