7 Ways to Use Leaves in Your Garden | The Old Farmer's Almanac

7 Ways to Use Leaves in Your Garden

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Great Ways to Use Autumn Leaves in Your Garden

In this video, we explain how fallen leaves are a great free resource to improve your soil, and demonstrate how to use them as mulch to reduce weeds, increase water retention and protect plants from cold weather. After you watch this video, learn more about the best way to plan your garden with the online Almanac Garden Planner!

See our Autumnal Equinox page for more fall-themed advice, folklore, and facts!

carol Nunan (not verified)

4 years 11 months ago

I have found your videos and web site so amazing. I can find all the answers to my questions about vegetables and gardening here. Thanks so much and I can't wait until I can start to plant--if Mother Nature lets me!