Turf & Rec

Nature group advises: keep fallen leaves on ground

October 31, 2018  By  Mike Jiggens

Nov. 1, 2018 – The Nature Conservancy of Canada is asking Canadians not to rake their lawns this fall. The agency’s Andrew Holland said leaf cover provides habitat for smaller creatures to survive the winter, providing a food source for birds in the spring. He added that those who worry about excessive leaf cover smothering their lawns can rake the leaves alongside bushes.


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