Mulching Leaves Reduces Dandelions in Lawns

If you are busy raking the leaves off your lawn, you may want to consider mulching them instead to reduce common dandelions next spring. You can also reduce the need for lawn fertilizer. I know, it sounds like one of those crazy organic weed control myths. But this one is backed up with science.

Michigan State University’s Hancock Turfgrass Research Center did a study to see the affect of using a fall leaf mulch application from maples and oaks on lawns to help control dandelions. Continue reading “Mulching Leaves Reduces Dandelions in Lawns”