Should you rake the leaves or leave em? That is the question. I believe leaves should be mowed or raked off the lawn. Leaves can smother it. On sidewalks and drains they should be raked because of slip hazards. In Flower beds they can be left as mulch or raked up to look good. Some leaves harbor insects or can cause rot and mold. In the right situation they can be left and insulate plants, and even deter weeds. You must answer the question for your best interest.
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