Don't Be Wasteful
Last updated 10/20/2021 at 12:48pm
The following guest opinion was written by Bart Renner,
the agriculture agent at the Transylvania County Cooperative Extension Office and AmeriCorps member Matty Alpert.
Each autumn homeowners are faced with a daunting task: figuring out what to do with all of those fallen leaves littering their lawns. It may be tempting to just rake the leaves up, shove them in a plastic bag, and send them off to their final resting place in the county landfill, but our landscapes can look beautiful and be environmentally friendly at the same time. So, let’s explore some of the realities of our local la...