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Hawaii Gardens: Fallen leaves can be turned into ‘gold’ for the garden

  • COURTESY HEIDI BORNHORST
                                The browned leaves of the ohia ai, or mountain apple tree, can be used to make mulch for the garden.

    COURTESY HEIDI BORNHORST

    The browned leaves of the ohia ai, or mountain apple tree, can be used to make mulch for the garden.

Farmers of old have long used and valued leaves to create and maintain good soil. Good soil is “alive” with beneficial microorganisms. Read more

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