Mulch With Dried Leaves

Spreading shredded leaves helps to control weed growth while providing soil with organic nutrients.

"Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening," offers innovative techniques for growing vegetables, grains, and perennial food crops by drawing upon the fertility of on-farm plant materials such as compost, green manures, perennial grasses, and forest products like leaves and ramial wood chips.
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