Leaves as Mulch

Anonymous added on September 25, 2015 | Answered

I live in central IL and in late fall I chop up leaves and till them into my vegetable garden. Is this a good idea?

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Answered on September 27, 2015

Yes, this is fine. As long as the leaves do not come from diseased or pest infested plants, they are actually quite beneficial for the soil.

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