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Recycle your fall leaves.


PileOfLeavesNourish your landscape with nature.

• Make mulch. Leaves are rich in potassium and micronutrients, which can be returned to the soil and eventually to your plants.

• Insulate plants. Leaves help insulate tender plants from winter wind and cold.

• Reduce. To help speed up the decomposition process, rake leaves into low piles and mow over several times. By shredding your leaves you will greatly reduce the decomposition process.

• Add to your garden. Leaves feed earthworms and beneficial microbes.

 

 

And don’t forget to treat yourself to a delicious fall inspired snack afterwards!

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ROASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups raw whole pumpkin seeds

2 teaspoons butter, melted

1 pinch salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C)

Toss seeds in a bowl with the melted butter and salt. Spread the seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for about 45 minutes or until golden brown; stir occasionally.

Recipe courtesy of allrecipes.com