We have used this technique in our yard for the past couple of years,and have been pleased. We have no scientific proof that our lawn has improved in health, but I can say that mulching the leaves into the yard has not caused dead spots or smothered turf.
The trick in our area is finding a day that is dry enough to mow. This can take some patience, but we do usually get at least one dry, warm evening after all the leaves are down.
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Improve Your Soil by Raking Less by Terry Ettinger
|The lesser known circle lawn in our backyard, just in front of the bunny hutch.|