"Why Experts Say You Shouldn't Bag Your Leaves This Fall"

"As leaves across America make their annual autumn pilgrimage from the treetops to the ground, lawn and wildlife experts say it's better to leave them around than to bag them.

First, because it keeps leaves out of landfills. Every year, about 8 million tons of leaves end up there.

And second, because leaves help the grass.

Leaves are full of nutrients, including nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium."

James Doubek reports for NPR October 25, 2022.

Source: NPR, 10/28/2022