- When done properly, Going bagless gives you a lush, healthy lawn
- Fresh clippings are 80-85% water. They protect the soil by keeping moisture in the ground
- The grass clippings quickly break down, naturally fertilizing your lawn with nutrients after each mow
- Grass cut to a height of 6-8 cm (2.5-3 inches) will develop a deep, extensive root system, leaving little room for weeds to grow
- Going bagless helps prevent thatch build up and disease. Learn more
Why Do You Go Bagless?
- No bagging and dragging of grass required
- Reduces the need to water your lawn by putting moisture in the ground. Grass cut to a height of 6-8 cm (2.5-3 inches) will slow water evaporation from your soil
- Reduces the need to fertilize your lawn. The grass clippings quickly decompose, naturally fertilizing your lawn with nutrients after each mow
- By Going Bagless for one summer, you can save up to a full day of your time
- Going Bagless gives you a lush, healthy lawn which helps prevent disease, thatch and weed growth. Learn more
- In the summer months, up to half of all the waste collected from households is grass. Going Bagless is the number one way Edmontonians can reduce their waste
- Going Bagless can cut water use in half and reduce fertilizer use by 25% per household
- The CO2 emissions saved if every single-family household in Edmonton grasscycled would be equal to the annual CO2 emissions of 27,166 cars
Request a 'We Go Bagless' Lawn Sign to Win!
Help spread the "Go Bagless" message and be entered into a draw to win a free check up and tune up for your lawn mower at the Lawnmower Hospital.
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Junie (at right) - the June winner of the 2017 "Go Bagless" contest.