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Have you raked your leaves yet? Do you burn, bag, mulch, or mow them?

We haven't done ours. we can't decide if we are or not b/c our neighbor doesn't so we end up getting hers. We raked ours and hers last year just so we wouldn't get hers but it is so much work b/c we both have big yards. We do have a leaf sweeper so it speeds things up. We bag them b/c we aren't allowed to burn anymore. I miss that b/c I love the smell of burning leaves. Plus we can roast marshmallows.

 
horsesteelers

Asked by horsesteelers at 12:15 PM on Nov. 12, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Haven't raked yet. We have an all-in-one leaf blower/vacuum/mulcher. It's very handy and makes the job a lot easier to do.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 12:20 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • We rake them into the street and the city picks them up and composts them. They sell compost at the dump.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 12:19 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Hehe. We had a windstorm before I raked and it blew them all over the neighborhood.
    Shanna84

    Answer by Shanna84 at 12:37 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • our landlord mows them up the kids arent allowed to "Play" on the grass..
    mamatiff06

    Answer by mamatiff06 at 12:16 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I have a second compost pile for the bulk of the leaves
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 12:16 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • We mulch them. Shredded with the lawn mower then put around the base of our trees.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 12:18 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • We have raked once. We live near some woods so we just take them down there. It's about time to be done again though.
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 12:38 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • mulch and bagged this past weekend but it already needs to be done again
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 12:46 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • oh, i forgot. after we bagged last year we took them to my BIL's woods
    horsesteelers

    Comment by horsesteelers (original poster) at 12:52 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • i just moved into my apartment and im goin to rake them
    honesty33

    Answer by honesty33 at 1:30 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

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