Good Question: Bagging Or Mulching -- Which Is Better For Your Yard?It is the time of year when the leaves keep falling, and we try to keep up. Unfortunately, the fall colors only last for so long before those leaves end up on our lawns. So which is better for your lawn? Bagging your leaves, or mulching them?
Good Question: Why Are So Many Leaves Left On The Trees?According to Ken Hollman of the Minn. Department of Natural Resources, the Twin Cities area is between 50-75% for peak falls colors. “I’d say we’re a week or two behind,” Hollman said. He says our later fall colors don’t have much to do with the late spring, but rather the drought we’ve experienced across much of the state for the past two years. “Trees depend on water and nutrients in the ground that they take up their roots to build and create the chlorophyll and other chemicals that contain the colors,” he said.