It's November in New England. Got leaves? More to the point, are you hearing leaf blowers? This week's column in the New London Day put a rake into this topic to see if there's a way to find inner peace around leaf blowers. Visit the link: "When Leaf Blowers Go to Charm School."
Some people say there are two ways of looking at everything. This certainly applies to our autumn leaf bonanza. We can view it as a big, boring yard job--or as a tremendous free source of soil fertility for the coming year.
There are five ways, by my count, to capture the value of leaves. See my latest article, "Put Leaf Mulch to Work," in New London's Day newspaper for some ideas. If you're having trouble with the link, please download the file below.