Lawn Care

Bagless mowing lawn care

How you care for your lawn can have a big impact on local waterways. Learn about how lawn care can contribute to your watershed: Watershed, Lawn Care & Water Quality

Quick Tips

  • Go bagless when you mow and leave the clippings
  • Mow at a height of 3 inches or taller
  • Manage rainfall runoff to prevent erosion

Learn more about how to tailor your lawn maintenance to the seasons from the University of Minnesota Extension, or get a detailed walkthrough of spring, summer, and fall.

Some helpful guides from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture:



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