Property maintenance goes a long way, and removing dead leaves offers many benefits. The most important benefit is that it will help your grass grow. A thick layer of fallen leaves can deprive grass of sunlight, which gets in the way of the growth of some cool-season grasses, such as Kentucky bluegrass, which are revitalized in the fall. Cool-season lawn grasses are most active in moderately cool fall weather when they must “make hay” to strengthen their root systems.
Here are a few more benefits of removing leaves:
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