When raking leaves, one of the biggest challenges is how to gather and haul the leaves away. Here’s a tip that can make the job of disposing of leaves in your yard easier.

  1. Take a medium size cardboard box (about 18” x 24”).
  2. Seal up one end of the box with packing or duct tape.
  3. Remove three of the flaps from the other end of the box, leaving one flap on the long side.
  4. Position the box with the flap on the ground next to the leaves.
  5. Place a foot on the flap to hold the box in place, and rake the leaves into it.
  6. Carry or drag the box to your compost pile or to the street for pick up.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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