Again, crews will visit each street in the township twice over the duration of the program. During the heaviest stage of leaf fall or times of inclement weather, it is not uncommon to have long periods between rounds. The department may adjust to a 6 day work and/ or 10 hour per day work schedule in order to accelerate the collection process. Residents are encouraged to mulch leaves during the fall months to supply turf with nutrients necessary for a healthy lawn. Mulching can be accomplished by raising the deck of the lawnmower and installing a blade designed for this activity. It is a free way to naturally fertilize your yard. Composting leaves is another suggested method of creating natural fertilizer for plants and lawns.