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This year I have really focused on putting my garden to bed efficiently. Despite the rain I have taken advantage of every break in the weather to run out and mow, cut back plants, and turn over beds. I can honestly say that I have not raked a single leaf this year, and my garden […]

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“… a mature, healthy tree can have 200,000 leaves. During 60 years of life, such a tree would grow and shed 3,600 pounds of leaves, returning about 70% of their nutrients to the soil.” Wisconsin County Forests webpage   Think about how many millions of leaves will be gathered here at Winterthur and in the […]

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