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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

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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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