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Can I mulch with leaves?

I have 10 flowerbeds and lots of trees – have a vacuum/leaf grinder. Can I use this to create mulch for the flower beds? If so, how thick should I mulch?

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#1 Comment By theficuswrangler On 08/25/2014 @ 6:56 pm

Ground up leaves make a superb mulch. You’ll want to mulch twice a year, less (a couple inches) in spring, and 4 – 6 inches in fall. Here’s some general mulch information: [1]
and a couple of articles on leaf mulch:

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