Uses for the autumn leaves

This is a glorious time of the year in many parts of the temperate zones; the leaves turn brown and golden before they fall off the deciduous trees, which are leafless in winter. Leaves form a valuable resource; they can be mulched and used to fertilise land as leaf mould, which is a high quality form of compost or they can be compacted and turned into a fuel, rather like a log that you can burn for warmth or they can be simply dumped into landfill sites. Continue reading