The Best Soil You Never Have to Buy

The Best Soil You Never Have to Buy

It’s April. Time to cut back, pull the first of the weeds, rearrange, replant, dig and love every minute of finally being back outside after our very long winter.

So, today I was looking for great new soil for some pots, and guess where I found it? In last Fall’s leaf pile, of course!

The Best Soil You Never Have to Buy

Leaves from Fall 2013

Here’s the photo of one of my piles of leaves, all nicely mulched up. (Be sure to read my post, How (and why) to Use Your Leaves.)

The Best Soil You Never Have to Buy

5 months later – black gold

And here’s the photo when I stuck in the shovel.

Don’t waste time, money, and tons of effort bagging up leaves every Fall, only to turn around and spend time, money and effort buying soil for your gardening!

The Best Soil You Never Have to Buy

Next Fall, mulch up and keep those leaves in a back or side yard, or even pile them up in a garden area. The following Spring, turn the pile and you’ll find the Best Soil You Never Have to Buy!

Do you keep your leaves?

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