Raking leaves from borders and grass NFG video

Raking leaves from borders and grass

Discover how to rake up autumn leaves without damaging your plants, in this video No Fuss Guide.

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Autumn leaves fall in huge quantities during October and November, quickly covering lawns and borders. Left in place they can smother grass and fill the crowns of herbaceous perennials, sometimes killing them. In this short video guide, Alan Titchmarsh demonstrates how to quickly rake up fallen leaves without damaging your plants. He explains why this needs to be done often, rather than in one go and then shares advice on turning your harvest into soil-conditioning leaf mould. Watch now.

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