Leafmould

Leafmould is formed from decaying leaves and produces an invaluable soil conditioner. The best quality leafmould is produced from the leaves of oak, beech or hornbeam. 

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Leafmould. Credit:Tim Sandall/RHS The Garden.

Quick facts

Suitable for: All fallen leaves and needles
Timing: Start in autumn, when most leaves fall
Difficulty: Easy

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