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Fallen leaves supply soil with good organic matter

October 31, 2016  By  Mike Jiggens

Raking leaves from a lawn in the fall is common practice. Removing them, however, robs the soil of good organic matter. The better approach, an authority on the subject says, is to mow them, leaving small fragments behind that provide the soil with helpful organic matter and nutrients.


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