Landscaping Fact and Myths

Myths and Facts 1

MYTH:  People think the best time to plant is the spring.

FACT:  This being true about spring, but fall is also an optimal time for planting and lawn renovations.

Myths and Facts 2

MYTH:  Leaving grass clippings will contribute to thatch build up.

FACT:  Grass clippings do not contribute to thatch guild up because they break down way to fast. If the lawn is cut often, this will break down whatever grass clippings are left and add nutrients back to the lawn. If also reduces the amount of nitrogen that is needed for the lawn. On the other hand, do not leave large clumps of clippings in the lawn for this will only smother it.