Are grass clippings good for mulching tree seedlings?

Answer On One Hand: It Seems Like a Good IdeaGrass clippings are free, organic and will save you a trip to the garden center.On the Other: There Are Some DrawbacksGrass clippings may contain chemicals tha... Read More »

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Is it good to put grass clippings in the garden. If so how much?

Grass Clippings It is best if they are composted first for several reasons. Firstly, they can form a water-repellent mat and thus cause water stress. Secondly, there may be seeds of grass or weeds ... Read More »

Can a mulching mower be used on damp grass?

A mulching mower should be used on dry grass. If the grass is damp, grass blades will stick together, and clumping will occur. With dry grass, the mulching mower will redistribute the grass clippi... Read More »

How do I compost with grass clippings?

CollectionCollect grass clippings with any other moist, green organic waste that you may have available, including such common materials as fruit scraps, vegetable peels and cow, horse, goat or she... Read More »

Can grass grow from clippings?

On One Hand: Environment EnrichmentWhen left on the grass, clippings provide lawns with rich nutrients such as nitrogen and potassium. According to Organic Gardening, beneficial earthworm activity ... Read More »