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There's garden gold in them thar leaves

The colorful leaves of late fall are like gold in the garden because they can be used for so many things.

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If leaves are sill piling up in your yard, think of them as gold for the garden. They can improve the soil, become mulch, protect tender plants from cold, and much more.


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