Tips from Toby-Fall leaves and their lawn benefits
The beautiful fall leaves are here creating both a wonderful sight and a pain for lawn care. Leaves that cover the lawn will block sunlight and kill the grass. Raking them up is a ton of work and just adds more to the landfills. What to do? Recycle those leaves and use it for food in the lawn. In this week’s tip we show you how to best mulch up those leaves and how to recycle them back into your lawn for nutrition. So, toss out those rakes and let’s use the bounty of Fall to our advantage.
Fall Leaf Removal
Have you seeded your lawn this Fall? If so you may want to leave that rake in the garage as the leaves Fall. Raking leaves in the Fall is the fastest way to tear up that new grass that is growing underneath. Also, leaves that are laying on top of that grass for more than a couple of days will block out the sunlight like a blanket and can also kill or damage the grass.
Watch the video tip now to find out how you can re-use those leaves as great fertilizer in your lawn or garden beds and keep that grass growing great!
Fall Leaf Cleanup
The nutrients in those leaves are gold for our lawns, but how we get them back into our soil is either a backbreaking raking chore or can be pretty easy.Watch our video tip now to find out the best way to use those leaves to your advantage. Please make sure that leaves do not cover your lawn for an extended period of days -this can cover your grass like a blanket and shield it from the sun - which means dead grass! We also help show you how to use those nutrients in the leaves to improve the quality of your soil, lawn and landscape.