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Visit Love 'Em and Leave 'Em's website for mulching information for homeowners, landscapers, municipalities and event information.

Mulching in place saves time and money, and your grass and plants will thank you for it. They'll grow deeper and stronger roots, which will make them healthier and more resistant to bugs and bad weather and reduce or eliminate the need for artificial fertilizers or pesticides.

Mulching leaves in place also reduces municipal costs for leaf pick-up and disposal. Plus, it minimizes waste in our landfills!

We are thrilled to announce that the Pleasantville Parks Department mulches leaves in place in all public parks.

And here’s a helpful article by Anna Snyder, Horticulture Resource Educator, Cornell Coroporate Extension-Westchester County: The Key To A Healthy Lawn - It's Falling From The SkyType your paragraph here.

Leaves: Love 'Em and Leave 'Em!

Have you heard the slogan "Leaves: Love 'Em and Leave 'Em"? It's a Westchester County initiative to reduce yard waste? It’s simple: After leaves fall off the trees, all you have to do use a mower or a shredder to mulch them in place. No more backaches—and raking, blowing, and bagging leaves will become distant memories!

Leaf Mulching