Some experts say you don't need to rake leaves. Here is why


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Fall is here and chances are your list involves the dreaded task of raking leaves.But according to experts, you can cross that one off your list... forever.

Experts say raking and removing leaves can be worse for your yard AND for the planet.

Keeping some leaves in your yard can act as a natural fertilizer for your grass and other plants, provide some shelter for animals and reduce landfill emissions.

If you were planning to add raking the yard and bagging up leaves to your weekend to-do list, think again. Experts say raking and removing leaves can be bad for your lawn – and for the planet, too.https://t.co/95lFndkbIp
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY)October 15, 2021

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