I've done some trimming on some hickory trees and now I have a bunch of leaves, and branches.
I would like to know if these leaves are good for composting to be used in the garden afterwards. Or is mulching them a better solution?

I'm not sure if these types of leaves could damage other plants, especially in the garden.

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I am new to composting but have read not to use hickory leaves or black walnut. I'd use for mulch in flower beds.

  • I ended up mulching them.
    – slybloty
    Oct 17, 2022 at 21:53

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