A: Sounds like this could be caused by a disease called pecan scab. Suggest you go to the following link for more information specific to your problem: Growing Pecans in North Carolina
A: Oak leaves do not decompose as quickly as other leaves. If you shred your leaves, they make great compost and mulch. We suggest you use your lawn mower to shred them and then spread them throughout your garden or flower beds.
A: It is acidic but we suggest you have a soil test done for exact levels in your yard. Levels can change dramatically depending on the area of your yard.
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