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mantua, Ne
Question by fran1127
November 16, 2009
i just mowed all my leaves and mulched them,put them in my veg. garden,do I wait till they rot to till them in or do i till them now when their dry.thank you

Answer from NGA
November 16, 2009


I would leave them on the surface of the soil over the winter months. They will begin to decompose and while they are sitting there in a nice thick layer they will suppress weed growth. In the spring you can rototil or dig them into the soil. Best wishes with your garden!

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