What to do with leaves your leaves?

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With winter here, your trees have likely shed a lot of leaves. You don’t want to leave them on the ground as is for a few different reasons including; they damage your grass or flowers, they can be unsightly, and they can pool up water in areas leaving algae.

1. Clean up the leaves
You can remove your leaves by using a rake & bags, a blower, or a Lawn Sweeper. You can then throw them in the garbage or have someone come pick them up for disposal. Most larger companies will use a lawn sweeper to remove them.

2. Mulch the leaves
Another option is to to mulch them your your lawnmower where they are. This is a good option for a smaller amount of leaves because it will lead to decomposition faster and fertilize your lawn

3. Collect some of them
Fall leaves can be very beautiful and you can use the to make arrangements out of them as seen here http://www.foreverwherever.com/2009/10/what-else-can-you-do-with-your-beautiful-fall-leaves/

4. Create a compost
Good compost has a range of different materials and leaves can be one of them. Collect a good bit of leaves and either pile them or put them in a compost bin to speed up the process of composting them for spring garden fertilization.

If you don’t want to think about your leaves, give us a call and we will take care of them.