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Anonymous added on February 22, 2011 | Answered

Are leaves useful as a vegetable garden mulch?

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Answered on February 23, 2011

Yes and no. While leaves make an excellent mulch for helping to protect plants over the winter, vegetables generally do better with a straw mulch, especially since they typically grow throughout spring and summer, when leaves are less likely to be readily available.

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