Turn leaves into fuel for next year’s garden by shredding them before you compost them. Shredding one leaf into five or ten smaller pieces does several good things. First, it increases the surface area, giving microbes many more places to work.
Over 400,000 residential home fires occur in the U.S. each year, resulting in over 2,000 deaths and 13,000 injuries. In addition hundreds more die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning. Read on to find out how you can protect your home from fire.
Instead of sending your leaves to the landfill, consider recycling them to feed the plants in your garden. Leaves are a great, free source of nutrients and insulation for your garden if used correctly, and you can keep your lawn neat while still allowing nature to work its magic. Read on to find out how to recycle the leaves in your yard.