Leave your grass clippings on the lawn. Grass clippings act as a natural fertilizer for your lawn. They also help its ability to retain nutrients, resist erosion, and maintain cooler temperatures during the summer heat. They do not contribute to thatch.
Mow higher, mow regularly and more frequently. Taller grass allows a deep root system to develop and that means your lawn will require less irrigation.
Turn organic waste into nutrient-rich compost. Mixing grass clippings, dry leaves, wood chips and small branches with food waste results in a nutrient rich material that can be mixed with native soils to help grow healthy, beautiful, resilient plants.