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Master Gardener Tips On Handling Fall(ing) Leaves

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Hunt County Master Gardener Wayne Bowman offers his advice on managing the leaves that have started accumulating on lawns. Wayne says leaves should be raked from lawns to avoid mold and fungus from growing on grass. But it is better to use the leaves for mulch in gardens and flower beds than bagging the leaves and sending them to the landfill.

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Dr. John Mark Dempsey is an associate professor of radio-television at A&M-Commerce, part of the department of Literature and Languages. He works part-time as a news announcer-producer for the Texas State Network in Dallas. Dr. Dempsey was the first student to broadcast on KETR back in 1975 and was also the first person to broadcast Commerce Tigers football on the station (as a student.)