What if my lawn has a lot of weeds? Wouldn’t leaving clippings increase the problem?

Not necessarily. Continue leaving clippings until you’ve consulted with a WSU Extension agent or a Master Gardener about dealing with weeds in your lawn.

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1. Bagging is needed for a quality lawn, right?
2. My lawn is healthy and I bag my clippings. Why shouldn’t I continue bagging?
3. But clippings cause thatch, don’t they?
4. What if my lawn has a lot of weeds? Wouldn’t leaving clippings increase the problem?