Raking leaves is right up there with weeding and snow removal in the fun factor, isn’t it? Homeownership certainly has it’s moments. But, chin up my fellow outdoor chore procrastinator, there may be a way out of one particular task of contention. Drop the rake, and rev up the lawn mower. Make your leaves into mulch and feed your grass, garden and beds.
Here are some arguments, presented by NPR, for NOT raking the leaves. (But don’t tell your kids this until raking day, then switch out the rake for a lawnmower)