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Fallen leaves can be a nuisance and sometimes considered as a back-breaking job that no one wants to deal with. But what most people do not know is that, leaves that falls to the ground have a great upside and terrific uses not only for gardener but also for non-gardeners alike. Here are some of them.

4 Best Things You Can Do To Your Fallen Leaves

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1. Compost

Leaves which are filled with leaf molds and rich in nutrients should not be discarded and thrown away. Why not pile them in a single location and turn it into compost and in about 5-6 months, you will have great compost that you can use in your garden.

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As the season comes to an end, it is now time to do some garden cleaning tasks. It may not seem important as of now, but when spring comes and planting season starts, you will be glad that you have done it just the same.

Cleaning your garden during fall will not only control weed growth, but it will also help in controlling plant diseases and will make your planting job much easier when planting season arrives.

Here are Some Garden Cleaning Tasks to Fulfill This Fall

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1. Clear 

Since infestation lasts until the winter season, it is best to clear all rotten fruits around your trees and vegetables around the garden.

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Crops like tomatoes, zucchinis, green beans, eggplants, cucumbers, and sweet potatoes are the ones which can thrive well during summer. For warmer months, here are seven tips to follow to ensure keeping your harvests at their peak:

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1. Fertilize monthly. 

Using side dressing of compost, make sure to fertilize your crops every month. As always, it’s a good idea to add minerals to the soil. Opting to use kelp or seaweed as fertilizer is also great to add other nutrients.

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