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Yard and Garden: Composting Leaves

October 18, 2012, 12:17 pm | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Composting is a relatively easy, inexpensive procedure yielding valuable humus that can be returned to garden soil, or used as mulch around landscape plantings. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give tips on composting yard wastes.


Yard and Garden: Fallen Leaves

November 2, 2011, 1:19 pm | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Composting enables gardeners to dispose of large quantities of leaves and clippings in an efficient and cost-effective way, but can they also be used for mulch? ISU Extension horticulturists share ways to use fallen tree leaves.