mbumby (mbumby) wrote,

Dear Homeowner

(1) Composting works. Even if you've had a compost bin for ten years and never gotten a thing out of it, if there's a spot on the deck where leaves collect, and where they ... perhaps ... have not been cleaned up in a few years, you will find some wonderful rich dirt as the bottom layer if you ever do clean them up.

(2) If you're mowing the fallen leaves, mulching them in place as it were, it _is_ possible to run across (heh) a collection of leaves so massive that it will choke the mower and prevent it from starting until you have cleared the blade.

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