Don't let the name put you off. Leaf mold, like its cousin compost, is a gold mine for the garden. Plus it requires almost no effort at all and, as I said, it's free! Win-Win-Win! Soon you'll be out scooping up your neighbors' discarded leaves, to make more. Colleen Vanderlinden tells us how to get started making leaf mold.
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