To make fallen leaves easier to transport, rake them onto a plastic tarp. Roger adds them (along with leaves he's cleared from the gutters) to a compost bin—a simple chicken-wire pen will do. Flip the leaf pile every week with a garden fork to aerate; the "black gold" that results next year can nourish lawns, flower beds, and shrub borders.

To make fallen leaves easier to transport, rake them onto a plastic tarp. Roger adds them (along with leaves he's cleared from the gutters) to a compost bin—a simple chicken-wire pen will do. Flip the leaf pile every week with a garden fork to aerate; the "black gold" that results next year can nourish lawns, flower beds, and shrub borders.

Build the perfect compost bin: Its inexpensive, easy to build, and features five stackable sections for simple, efficient composting

Build the perfect compost bin

Build the perfect compost bin: Its inexpensive, easy to build, and features five stackable sections for simple, efficient composting

The garden of Abundance of la Chatonniere in France. Each segment of the leaf is a different edible plant, herbs, vegetables and fruit.

The garden of Abundance of la Chatonniere in France. Each segment of the leaf is a different edible plant, herbs, vegetables and fruit.

Backyard- moss and stone, GORGEOUS

Backyard- moss and stone, GORGEOUS

Trellis arch - possible  for cucumbers, squashes or beans .Save space & add creativity to the garden. Great idea!!

Trellis arch - possible for cucumbers, squashes or beans .Save space & add creativity to the garden. Great idea!!

this just makes me smile :)

this just makes me smile :)

DIY Compost Tumbler

DIY Compost Tumbler

Fall Yard Cleanup Checklist. The more prep you do in the fall, the greener your lawn is come spring. And you'll be more likely to plant in the spring if everything is clean and ready!

The 15 Must-Dos of Fall Yard Cleanup

Fall Yard Cleanup Checklist. The more prep you do in the fall, the greener your lawn is come spring. And you'll be more likely to plant in the spring if everything is clean and ready!

Méchant Design: recycled windows

recycled windows

Méchant Design: recycled windows

enchanting walkway with urns and weeping willow

enchanting walkway with urns and weeping willow

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