How to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden by Seasonal Wisdom

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Wait a minute! You weren’t planning on throwing out those fall leaves, were you?The fact is that autumn leaves aren’t only attractive, they also are valuable resources for your garden. So before you bag up those leaves for the trash can, take a minute to learn how those colorful leaves can provide important nutrients and organic matter to your yard. Here are lots of easy tips from Seasonal Wisdom for using fall leaves in the garden…

ABOUT TERESA: Teresa O’Connor is a national writer and speaker about gardening, food and folklore. A trained master gardener in California and Idaho, Teresa co-authored Grocery Gardening: Planting, Preparing & Preserving Fresh Foods with three women she met on Twitter. Her food and gardening articles has been published in Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Coastal Home and Gardening How-To, and she writes monthly for the National Home Gardening Club’s website.Known to many as Seasonal Wisdom, Teresa combines history with contemporary trends to deliver creative ideas for today’s lifestyle – via TwitterFacebookPinterest and her blog, which TV personality and tastemaker P. Allen Smith called one of Ten Great Garden blogs. You’ll find everything from garden fresh-recipes and charming old traditions to the latest gardening tips, along with fun giveaways and interesting guest posts. Come on by and join the fun.