For a healthy lawn, put down the rake and let the leaves lay!

November 13, 2015 by  
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If you hate raking leaves, get ready to rejoice! As the Northern Hemisphere enters late-autumn, fallen leaves weave a warm tapestry that blankets the earth. Not only are these leaves beautiful, they serve an important ecological purpose, which is inhibited when the leaves are raked up into yard waste bags and shipped off-site. Leaves create a natural mulch that recycles nutrients back into the soil for plants to use the following spring, and even grass can benefit from allowing the leaves to perform their soil-building duties. Read the rest of For a healthy lawn, put down the rake and let the leaves lay!

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For a healthy lawn, put down the rake and let the leaves lay!

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