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Sep 26, 2022

Fall has officially arrived, and the leaves are starting to fall fast enough to be noticed in the home landscape. While more homeowners aren’t too excited about having to rake or even mulch mow their yards multiple times just to keep ahead of the falling leaves, K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Johnson County, Dennis Patton, says it’s important to prevent a buildup of leaves on the lawn because a thick layer of leaves creates shade and reduces the amount of sunlight that the grass receives. In addition to raking, he says there are several tasks homeowners and gardeners should be tackling over the next 45-to-60 days.