Soil - Knowledgebase Question

Cincinnati, Oh
Question by Lynie3lor
October 28, 2009
Is it okay to put mulched
leaves on existing flower
beds/over the winter season? Then work them in
come Spring, or remove them?

Answer from NGA
October 28, 2009


Sounds to me like a great way to amend your soil! As long as the leaves are in place they will keep winter and early spring weeds from sprouting. Digging them into the soil in the spring will add nutrients to the soil. A win-win situation! Good luck with your garden!

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