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Post  Kelejan on 4/2/2016, 9:43 am

sanderson wrote:Maybe he will when you point out that the lower part of the pickets are starting to rot.  At least, that is what it looks like from here.

Of course it is rotting and will one day fall to bits.

By the way, is it his fence or yours? It could influence him if it is his to be able to take the leaves to save his fence.
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Post  ralitaco on 4/2/2016, 11:15 am

It is his fence...but if I let it rot on the bottom...hmmm thinking

Truly, I am sure he would not mind at all. I just need to make the time.

If/when I get some of that, how/where would you store it?
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Post  Kelejan on 4/2/2016, 10:48 pm

ralitaco wrote:It is his fence...but if I let it rot on the bottom...hmmm thinking

Truly, I am sure he would not mind at all. I just need to make the time.

If/when I get some of that, how/where would you store it?

In a compost pile.
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Post  ralitaco on 4/3/2016, 12:11 am

Kelejan wrote:In a compost pile.

Well that's easy
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Post  sanderson on 4/3/2016, 1:54 am

You can use the fine stuff on the bottom straight away and make a compost pile with the whole leaves. Or crumble up the dry leaves a bit and use as mulch. Leaves are so precious and versatile.

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Post  ralitaco on 4/3/2016, 2:16 pm

Thanks for the replies.
I have plenty of leaves in my own yard so I don't think I would need his whole leaves.

As for the "fine stuff on the bottom", I was thinking that I could use my handy-dandy sifter and separate it out. Then I wondering how to store it. I didn't know if I should just put it in a pile on its own, add it to an existing compost pile, or store it in plastic bags or totes.
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