Montana Proven Tips to Clean Leaves From The Yard
Autumn in Montana is a favorite time of year for a lot of people. Pumpkin spice this and that, football games and crisp mornings, and don’t forget about the leaves turning colors on the trees! I’ll give you that. As long as they stay in the trees. How about some tips to clean leaves from the yard?
Once they fall, it's all over for me. I’m not in the its “Fun” to rake camp. You may enjoy that part of this season or even make a living at it, and good for you!
When it comes to picking up lawn debris I’m all for getting it done and over with. We asked our listeners to share any tips for cleaning those leaves from the yard. Be 'leaf' it or not you did!
This is some solid advice
I've tried to let Mother nature do the work and it's backfired
No matter where I went we had trees, so raking is my nemesis. Bagging leaves come in second.
I’ve tried to do the ol’ trash bag positioned between the feet while you stuff handfuls of leafage into it trick for years. Unfortunately, the years have fought back. It’s now harder to bend over without falling forward on my face trying to do that now.
You can lay a tarp of some kind down and use a leaf blower to direct as much as you can onto it, plan to be you fold everything into the said tarp. Well, you can play with the blower all morning, and it is fun, but it's more a combo of blower-rake-tarp and bag too.
One Tip was to use a big slab of cardboard as a plow blade and push everything into a pile for easy collection.
It doesn’t look so hard to use as long as it doesn’t get all wet and bendy it should work OK, right? Don't stop be-leafing in simpler solutions!
What did we uncover after all this “raking” for insight during our hard-hitting investigative reporting? It is autumn in Montana, and we’ll have to rake leaves like it or not.