Changing lawn mowing practices promotes a healthy lawn and reduces the amount of material at your curb for collection.
This lawn care management plan is easy to follow and good for the environment. It is issued by the Douglas/Sarpy Cooperative Extension Service. To get the brochure, just click here.
The Cooperative Extension also has these NebGuides that may be helpful to you in maintaining your lawn and garden.
- NebGuide (G85-751) Thatch Prevention and Control
Leaving grass clippings on the lawn doesn’t produce thatch. This NebGuide will help you understand the science of thatch and how to prevent it.
- NebGuide (G2222) Garden Compost
Why buy compost when you can easily make your own. This NebGuide will get you started on your own back yard composting.
Many other composting and lawn care resources may be found on the internet. To start you off, here are two.