Is it Healthy to Place Dead Leaves Into the Soil of Potted Plants?

It is not healthy to place or leave dead leaves in the soil of potted plants. Dead leaves can promote disease, cause fungus growth and increase bugs.

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Angie Briggs has been a health and fitness writer since 2006. Her articles have been published on eHow, LIVESTRONG.COM and GardenGuides. She graduated from Thompson Institute with a diploma as a computer support specialist and received certification from CareerStep as a medical transcriptionist and medical language specialist.