Turf Tips

What should I do with all these falling leaves?

There is a myth circulating that returning mulched tree leaves can be detrimental to turfgrass quality. The research shows just the opposite. It is true that heavy layers of tree leaves shading the grass can smother and kill grass. However, our research at Purdue and other universities shows that

Helpful tips:

Aaron Patton, Turfgrass Extension Specialist

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