Does sawdust harm St. Augustine grass?

Asked June 30, 2014, 10:14 PM EDT

I have cut down an ash tree. Will the sawdust produced by the cutting harm my St. Augustine grass?

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1 Response

No. Your head of St. Augustine grass will be fine, and the sawdust eventually will break down and add organic matter to the soil.