Composting oak leaves

  Our cottage in the Kawartha Lakes is surrounded by very mature red oak trees – read millions of leaves in the fall. Family in the past have piled them for years, prior to 20yrs ago – I haul them…

Leaves on Garden in Spring

I listened to a gardening program that suggested leaving leaves on the garden in the fall. I have a layer of oak leaves covering most of the garden, with heavy layers near sensitive plants (rhododendron). My garden gets medium sun.…