Originally Posted by elbow300
We mulched leaves for years until we picked up a leaf loader. We are in a fairly heavy leaf load area. We noticed the very next spring that the lawns were healthier with the leaves removed. Now we try to convince out clients to at least let us put them in the woods if they have any rather than mulching if they don't want to pay for the vacuum pick up. No tarping and dragging either. Built leaf plow blades for the walk behinds.
What criteria is being used to make the claim that, "... the very next spring that the lawns were healthier with the leaves removed."???
What kind of leaves and why didn't they enrich the soil???