Wildlife Federation Says Don't Rake Your Leaves
The National Wildlife Federation says a layer of leaves on the ground benefits your garden and wildlife.By Christine Slusser | November 4, 2015
With those beautiful autumn trees come falling leaves, but instead of grumbling about having to rake them up, how about you just ... don't?
The National Wildlife Federation is actually encouraging raking laziness — saying the leaves can benefit your garden and wildlife.
The blog post says the leaf layer is like its own ecosystem. One critter that depends on such a leaf layer is the chipmunk. Um, cute much?