Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Cleveland, Oh
Question by Yankwizup
April 1, 2009
My father says its ok to put leaves into the garden,I say no they r not good unless mixed as compos.

Answer from NGA
April 1, 2009


Shredded leaves make good mulch and a good soil amendment. They will decompose over time. Adding leaves to a compost pile will also allow them to decompose, but much faster than they would on their own. Either way, leaves are good for the garden.

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