It’s time to start thinking about leaf pickup
Autumn. It’s a word that conjures up vivid images of brilliant colored hillsides and city streets due to the maturing of deciduous tree growth. However, the brilliance quickly declines, giving autumn the appropriate nickname of “fall.”
Removing autumn leaf litter is a costly proposition for municipal governments. The city of Scarsdale, N.Y., spends approximately $600,000 annually for collection and disposal of autumn leaves. This article discusses some leaf litter disposal techniques, such as mulching and the direct application of leaf litter from municipal shade trees to agricultural land.
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