Leaves for mulch

Asked November 8, 2018, 7:36 AM EST

My husband was doing the yard and simply raked the leaves into the garden, without chopping them up first. Is this bad? Do we need to take them out and shred them and put them back in?

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Leaves are an excellent mulch option. They do not need to be shredded to provide insulation for your plants.