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Leaves coming down like rain . . .


Leaves coming down like rain . . .

To rake or not to rake, that is the question?!



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Can you run the lawn mower over the leaves to collect them up?

29 Oct, 2015

 

Hi Siris . . . I'm afraid I don't have the strength! But we have so many trees, that we won't worry about clearing the lawn until more have come down. Maybe OH will have a go at the weekend.

29 Oct, 2015

amy
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maybe the wind will come along and blow them up into a nice neat pile for you Sheila ,fingers crossed :o)

29 Oct, 2015

 

Your garden looks so nice. Thankless job, isnt it, I try and think of the benefits of composting them when I'm grimacing collecting them and I always seem to do it on a windy day which makes the job harder.

29 Oct, 2015

 

Don't they make good compost, but 2 years storage. I rake up next door's leaves, she is 20 years older than me. Not really altruistic, I compost them, and only 1 big bag.

29 Oct, 2015

 

Thankless but Therapeutic at times,Sheila..but you can have too much of a good thing..referring to a huge Sycamore which isn't ours,but we end up clearing all the leaves ! Ah well,like Siris,the neighbours are all older than us ! We collect at least 6 of those big builders bags full..which go in the wooded area behind our fence..:o)

29 Oct, 2015

 

Exactly what I'm hoping for, Amy!

Thanks Dawn and Sandra . . . we like the Sycamore (not so much the Ash) but both give us hundreds of seedlings which can be a pain.

29 Oct, 2015

 

Let the wind help you - hopefully!

I am going to use the lawn mower on ours when the ground dries out or should I say 'if' the ground dries out!

30 Oct, 2015

 

The Ash are a pain, I agree. Blimey Bloomer, that's alot of leaves.

30 Oct, 2015

 

Thanks Chris - OH mowed them this afternoon, and 'only' had to empty the catcher about eight times! The lawn did look great when he'd finished.

Bloomer has been working even harder . . . you are a good person, Sandra!

Your turn next Dawn - any day now, lol.

30 Oct, 2015

 

I know lol! Piling up as I type

1 Nov, 2015



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