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RE: RE: Theresa, found the perfect thing for you.....

Or lay a thick layer of newspaper ( no color pages) and add on top with
good soil in fall.... turn over in spring... no more grass. Have also
used a piece of plywood for six months. Kills everything under it.
Alternate ideas for those of us will limited leaves.. (read none here to
speak of yet!)


> No, no.
> I outline a new bed, then shred leaves and pile them about a foot high
> top of the grass.  Over the winter this kills the grass and the leaves
> decompose down to only a few inches over the dead grass.  In late
spring I
> just turn everything over so that the leaf mold and dead grass get
> into the soil providing humus, thus improving the clay soil.  This way
> use the leaves, there's no sod to remove(meaning less back-braking
> and the bed is greatly improved.
> Kitty

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