What is the first thing that you do when you see dried leaves and the debris all over your garden? Clean them and the equipment that you would use is the leaf mulcher. Because it’s easy, quick and convenient way of cleaning.
Have you ever thought about the mulched lawn debris or the residues that is found after cleaning the whole garden? Will you throw it or reuse it?
Mulched leaves is not waste product it has great nutritional value and brings good yield on plants. Let’s list out some good uses of the mulched leaves and the lawn debris.
Increases soil fertility: The finely mulched leaves contains good quantity of nutrition. The mulches can be spread all across the lawn area or yard. The leaf mulches if comes in contact with the bare salt, decomposes quickly in the soil. If the soil has the active action of earthworms, then they pull the mulches into the soil and helps in soil mixture directly improving its fertility. The earth worms loves the leaves and they will help in eating each leaf and helping the soil decomposition and thus increasing its fertility.
Keeps the soil moist
The soil in the yard needs to be moist and if the plants has to get the required minerals. Thus maintaining its water consistency is the priority. If you spread the leaf mulches on the yard, it will not allow the sunlight to fall directly on the bare soil and make it hard and dry. Thus, the soil remains fresh and moist. The mulched soil is always soft, nutritional and fertile and helps in the quick growth of plants bearing fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Minimizes soil erosion
If a goods layer of mulch is spread across the yard and the lawn. It surely retains the soil fertility, moisture, temperature and also helps in retaining the soil from eroding. The mulches will avoid the soil erosion to a maximum extent.
Helps in the plant growth
The organic leaf mulches will show a good benefit on your yard and lawn area. A goof thick layer of mulch if spread on the yard area around the plants, trees and shrubs will help in cooling the soil and maintaining a cooler temperature. It also helps in storing all the water and minerals that is available in the soil. Thus, the soil remains healthy and ensures the plant growth. During summers, there is a high amount of soil erosion and evaporation, the layer of mulch will protect the soil from these and keeps the soil cool and fertile.
Keeps the yard clean
The mulched leaves can be used to layer the lawn and yard because it keeps the yard looking neat and beautiful. It also decreases the growth of unwanted plants and weeds and keeps the soil fertile and healthy. Try spreading a good thick layer of mulch in your garden and see the amazing difference that it makes to your lawn area.
It’s a recycling method
Every time you see your lawn is filled with dried leaves and lawn debris, you just have to vacuum and mulch them and spread the mulches on your lawn. The process is circular and keeps going. Thus, you don’t have to worry about the disposal services and the mulch can be of good use to the yard. This is a recycling method and should be encouraged.
Mulching of leaves not only keeps your garden and yard clean, it also helps in the maintenance of the lawn fertility efficiently. You will surely be amazed with the benefits that they are for the soil.