Ask your maintenance provider to “Grasscycle”. Grasscycling is the practice of mulching your lawn with the clippings during mowing. This resurrected idea has gained interest once again not only for the waste reduction benefits, but it can also increase soil health, lawn health, can save water. Grasscycling also reduces chemical runoff by reducing the amount of fertilizer needed by 15 to 20 percent because clippings return nutrients to the soil naturally.
This is just a one of the many ways CLCA's licensed contractor members can help you become more “green” while helping your wallet to stay green! For more information on ways you can “greenovate” your yard check back here weekly for the entire list of 10 Ways A Landscape Contractor Can Help You Go Green or contact the licensed CLCA professional in your area best suited to the typew of wprk you need done by using the Find My Contractor search feature on www.clca.org.
— David Silva