Leave the Leaves!

Learn more about the benefits of leaf litter from the National Wildlife Federation.

http://blog.nwf.org/2014/11/what-to-do-with-fallen-leaves

 Leaf litter in Shenandoah National Park. Photo by Heather Rosenfeldt. 

Leaf litter in Shenandoah National Park. Photo by Heather Rosenfeldt. 

Some additional articles about how raking your leaves isn't necessary can be found here: http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/563b76d2e4b0411d306fd77c