Six Safety Tips For Raking Leaves

Fall in the Midwest is a beautiful and enjoyable time of year. Leaves turn magnificent colors of yellow, red, and orange. Do you know why leaves change colors? The simple answer is that the days are getting shorter which results in less chlorophyll. Here is a link to a video that explains this process in more detail.

So now you know why leaves change colors in the Fall. For many homeowners, however, there’s a downside to the beautiful changes: raking and disposing of those leaves. It’s important to rake up the leaves in your yard to keep it healthy. Decaying leaves aren’t only messy, they can ruin your lawn.

Click here for some tips to make this job efficient and safe.

 

 

 

 

 

Information Courtesy of West Bend