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October 12, 2011

Autumn Leaves

by karenfriesen

Rather than bagging your leaves for the municipality to dispose of, why not make them work for your garden.

Fall leaves (especially shredded) are a valuable source of  “brown”, high-carbon material for compost and garden mulch.   Simply mowing them will provide your lawns’ soil with nutrients. Hoarding a bag or two in your shed over winter will give your Spring composting a head start.

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