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The basics of recycling your yard
  • There's no need to rake or bag grass clippings. Leave the grass clippings on the lawn. They will decompose, providing a valuable source of nitrogen for your lawn and reducing the need for chemical fertilizers.
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Florida's hot and humid environment makes composting yard wastes easy. Anyone can create compost that will make plants happy and reduce the need for chemical fertilizers.

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