Using Oak Tree Leaves for Mulch

Using Oak Tree Leaves for Mulch

Is it okay to be using oak tree leaves for mulch?  Absolutely! January through March is the time of year when we start to see oak tree leaves everywhere.  I mean everywhere.  We are very fortunate to live in an old part of Orlando that is graced with many old Southern Live Oaks in the neighborhoods. Most of the year they are nothing but a treat to have around. They provide shade as well as add to the character of our old neighborhood. And then there is the six weeks or so of the year when they drop leaves continuously.  I spent some time this morning raking up the oak tree leaves from our street and sidewalk. This serves two purposes: it looks much cleaner and the oak leaves are an excellent free mulch.  … Read Full Post
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