Yard Waste Alternatives

Lawn Care

  • Leave your grass clippings on the lawn. Grass clippings act as a natural fertilizer for your lawn. They also help its ability to retain nutrients, resist erosion, and maintain cooler temperatures during the summer heat. They do not contribute to thatch.
  • Mow higher, mow regularly and more frequently. Taller grass allows a deep root system to develop and that means your lawn will require less irrigation. 
  • Download the Texas A&M Water University publication "Water Efficient Lawn Care"

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