Winter Garden: An Opportunity: today's leaves equal tomorrow's dirt

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Winter Garden:  An Opportunity

By ShadyGreenThumb
February 1, 2013

Winter gardens with their dormant trees and shrubs, twiggy bushes and empty space often present a depressing view. Here's what we do.

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Name: Mary
My little patch of paradise (Zone 7b)
Gardening dilettante, that's me!
Plays in the sandbox Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Dog Lover Daylilies The WITWIT Badge
Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Bluebonnets Birds Region: Georgia Composter Garden Ideas: Master Level
Feb 2, 2013 12:55 PM CST
Rather than pulling leaves out of corners, add to them and wet them down. Or rake them between your shrubs. They are a natural mulch, and help enrich the soil as well as protecting it.
Northwest Georgia Daylily Society
I'm going to retire and live off of my savings. Not sure what I'll do that second week.
My yard marches to the beat of a bohemian drummer...

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