The brisk air has begun to tickle the leaves, turning them brilliant colors and lighting up everywhere you look in shades of red, yellow and orange. But soon those beautiful leaves will be a carpet of brown tree-excrement molding in your yard and killing your grass, flowers and shrubs. It doesn't always have to be this way though. You don't have to spend hours collecting them, bagging them and dragging them to the curb. With the right kind of blower you might actually learn to love leaves. Here are our reasons why we're upgrading from a flimsy rake to a shiny new blower, vacuum & mulcher combo (BMV) and some great options for doing so.