leaf mould

  1. soil composed mainly of decaying leaves
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  • Sometimes I add extra leaf mould for heath or moisture-loving plants, or seaside sand for coastal plants in a trough.
  • Pile the leaves in every time they are cleared from the garden and leave them for a year or more to produce lovely, dark crumbly leaf mould to spread over the garden or incorporate into the soil.
  • They are put in wet, pressed down and a little old leaf mould added. The Sun
  • With established plants simply cut back and mulch with leaf mould in spring. Times, Sunday Times
  • Partial or dappled shade and soil enriched with plenty of leaf mould suits them best.
  • Making leaf mould is different to making general garden compost in that only the leaves are used.
  • The earth was rich with undisturbed deposits of leaf mould and beech mast. Times, Sunday Times
  • If grown in plenty of humus and leaf mould, rhododendron roots almost peel off the ground.
  • Cultivation: The planting medium should consist of clay, peat, loam or leaf mould and a good layer of sand.
  • Hence the need to get the leaf mould in place. The Sun
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