Leaf mold is a silent hero in the gardening world! We don’t hear much about it but, Leaf Mold could just be what your garden is missing! Read more to find out what leaf mold is, how you can make it yourself and ways to use it around your yard!
With four ash trees, two birch trees and five mature maple trees on our 1/2 acre property, well let’s just say we have a lot of leaves to deal with right now. Since self sufficiency and frugal budget management are very important to us, we make use of everything we have around the homestead. If […]
It’s fall again! It’s time for the trees to shed their leaves. Many people see autumn leaves as a big nuisance, but we see them as a blessing. There are so many uses for leaves around your yard or homestead. Don’t waste your fall leaves by tossing them out on the curb! Here’s eight ideas […]
As I put my gardens to bed for the winter, I like to tuck them in with a thick leaf mold blanket. Leaf mold is basically a compost made entirely of broken down leaves. Where compost is hot and breaks down quickly, leaf mold is cool, slow to breakdown and well worth the wait.