Whether you bag the clipping when you cut your grass, or mulch them back into your lawn, depends on how often you cut your yard.

If you let the grass grow long and cut your yard infrequently, bagging may be the best option. But if you cut your grass more often, mulching offers some great benefits, including:

  • It cuts mowing time by as much as one-third.
  • It reduces the need for fertilizer, since it gives the yard a nitrogen boost.
  • It’s good for the environment, since they’re no messy bags or clipping to deal with.

Watch the video above to find out more.


To Bag or Not to Bag? That’s the question when it comes to mowing the lawn.

The answer is in your mowing habits. If you let the grass grow long and cut it infrequently, bagging may be best for you. But if you cut more often, you’ll love a mulching mower because it offers some great benefits.

Mulching cuts mowing time by as much as a third, it reduces the need for fertilizer since the clippings give the lawn a nitrogen boost, and it’s good for the environment since there are no messy bags of clippings to deal with.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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