Bag bagging those leaves and try composting them- it’s not so difficult. Here are ten tips for composting leaves. Leaf composting creates leaf mold, which is a soil conditioner. Leaf mold used in your garden also increases water retention of soils.
The Flowtron Leaf Eater is one of several products that make leaf compost easier because of its leaf-shredding capability. For a good demonstration of how to compost leaves you can go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSYbVHOmHog