Grow Your Own fruit and veg

Autumn - Leaf mould

Chris Cant's advice is...

Autumn leaves rot down to make leaf mould - a pleasant, dark brown, crumbly material. Leaf mould is a good soil improver.

Please read the Make your own Leafmould factsheet.


Make a container that will keep the leaves in.

Leaf Mould box


Gradually fill with leaves in AutumnAdding leaves to make leaf mould

Wait a year, then bag up to use, eg when planting tatties.

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Start again...


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