The Outback Blog

If you have a lawn, it needs regular mowing. And the clippings have to go somewhere.

Bagging involves collecting the cut grass and either putting it in a compost bin or disposing of it in an approved yard waste container.

Or you can decide to mulch the clippings instead. Mulching means the grass clippings remain in the yard, where they decompose over time.

Mulching vs. bagging grass clippings: which is best? Here in Idaho, we need both methods.

Let's take a look.


Worried about how much water you use to keep your lawn and landscape healthy and beautiful?

When you’re watering your landscape, those gallons add up.

Here at Outback, we’re irrigation experts. 

Here are ten tips to help you save water when watering your lawn and plants.



That sparkling white blanket of snow sure is pretty, isn’t it?

But underneath it all, your grass is going through some stuff.

Chunks get torn out. Gravel invades its tender blades. Mice tunnel around, making themselves at home.

And it starts to crave a snack.

We can fix all of that.

Here’s how we can pretty up your lawn after a long winter.


You’ve spent the past few months working hard to keep your lawn looking great.

(And you thought we didn’t notice.)

Don’t stop now.

Winter can take a toll on your lawn, from whiskered burrowing mice and voles to icky snow mold to pesky plows that gouge your pretty green carpet.

How to protect your lawn in winter?