SCOIL TREASA , DONORE AVE. 11TH NOVEMBER
is the month when all deciduous trees lose their
leaves.Dumping or burning leaves is a waste.
Leaves should be collected and put into a container to break down into leaf mould.
container can be a plastic bag with
plenty of holes to allow air
to reach the leaves .The bag must be tied on top.
for about one year .If you have a
lot of leaves put
stakes into the ground in
the form of a square.
side of the square should be approximately I metre long..
mesh wire around three stakes to
make a container.
the leaves into this, wet them and let nature do the
This is called leaf mould. If can be used as a seed compost or to improve the soil .
Free seed compost.
Less waste in dumping grounds.
Less methane gas released into the atmosphere from
An increase in worm numbers.