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Research from Purdue and Cornell University shows that autumn leaves can simply be left where they fall, shredded by a mower and allowed to mulch the lawn. Fertilize as you normally would. The shredding is essential, so don't skip that step. If the leaf mulch is too thick, move some into your flowerbeds or compost bin. Read the research report.

Keywords Mulching, Leaves, Lawns--Care and maintenance
Season Fall
Created Date 2007-04-03

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June 24 2013 13:17:10