Autumn colours (Photo by Brendan Adam-Zwelling)

Leaves for dinner

Judith Adam

Return leaves to the earth where they will help develop friable soil with pore spaces for the exchange of oxygen and the drainage of water.

Incorporating leaves into the soil is a good way to boost plant health. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Why we feed the soil

Judith Adam

By feeding soil, we then let the soil feed the plants. The best way to feed soil is to add leaves (dug in or as mulch).