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An efficient way to pick up leaves

Picking up fallen leaves with your hands quickly becomes tedious and tiring. To increase your haul, try using two garbage-can lids held as you would a pair of cymbals. With a little practice, you’ll soon be able to pick up a bushel of leaves every time. If you have back trouble, you might try using a pair of tennis rackets in the same way.

Robert E. Semrad, Hales Corners, WI

From Fine Gardening 34, pp. 10