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10/18/2013 12:29 pm ET Updated Dec 18, 2013

5 Ways To Put Fall Leaves To Work In Your Garden

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In fall my town holds leaf collection days, when homeowners (or their landscape services) blow or rake fallen leaves off their properties into big piles in the streets. Later a truck comes and vacuums them away. What I see being vacuumed up are dollar bills, the money these homeowners will spend next year on lawn and garden fertilizers, mulch and bagged compost. Money they might have saved if they'd simply used those leaves in their gardens.

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