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Grow your green thumb.

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6 easy leaf storage ideas

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How to make a garden basket

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Find Canberra’s best autumn leaves

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How to make a no-dig lasagne garden

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How to create your own leaf mould cage for healthier soil

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Out of the bin and back in the ground

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4 creative ways to reuse leaves in your garden

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The benefits of leaf compost in your garden

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6 garden drainage and water storage ideas

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Find a Canberra gardening group near you.

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Canberra Gardener Group

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Open Gardens Canberra Inc.

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Native Plants for Canberra Gardens

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Worm Farming and Composting in Oz

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Canberra Organic Growers Society

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Are you overwhelmed by the abundance of fallen leaves in your garden? 🌿 Don't let them go to waste, use them to boost your garden’s health! 

Learn how to create your own nutrient-rich fertiliser using your fallen leaves here:
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Learn more about the scientific research behind The Leaf Collective.

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The Leaf Collective is contributing to the prevention of algal blooms in Canberra’s waterways. Since launching the pilot program in 2021 more than 345,000L of leaves have been diverted from storm water drains.