Put Fall Leaves to Work in Your Landscape
October 16, 2019
Raking fall leaves can seem like a chore and a never-ending one, at that. Reduce time and effort spent managing fall leaves by putting this valuable resource to work in your landscape.
Use your mower to recycle leaves right where they fall. As you mow the grass, you’ll shred the leaves into smaller pieces. If they are the size of a quarter or smaller, your lawn will be fine. As these leaf pieces decompose, they add organic matter and nutrients to the soil.
Another option is to attach a bagger to shred and collect the leaves with every pass of the mower. Only use grass clippings collect...