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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



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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