Leaving Leaves (and the magical life beneath)

Why am I (mostly) leaving my leaves alone? I love leaves! They are beautiful, not to mention beneficial. Ecologically, leaves serve many purposes. Natural (and free) mulch to protect plants from brutal winter temperatures. Wildlife habitat. Leaves are home to salamanders, chipmunks, box turtles, toads, shrews, earthworms, many insects species. Natural (and free) fertilizer. As Read more about Leaving Leaves (and the magical life beneath)[…]