Keep a thin layer of leaves on your lawn this fall to provide free mulch, fertilizer
But not too much, advises Nature Conservancy
October 13, 2021 By Discover Moose Jaw
Don’t rake all of your fallen leaves this fall. Instead, leave a thin layer behind, suggests the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The small amount of leaves will naturally decompose and provide mulch and fertilizer for the soil, the agency says. Leaving a thick layer of leaves on the ground will have a detrimental effect, however, and may suffocate the lawn.
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