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Field and Garden: Is your lawn ready for winter?

The days are getting shorter, and temperatures are dropping. It’s time to get lawn and garden chores wrapped up for the year.

The good news is that raking leaves can be crossed off your “to do” list.

New research is showing that if we use a mulching lawnmower, there will be no adverse effects from mowing up to six inches of leaves into the lawn.

It may take several passes with the mower to have th...