I would mix the CL and leaves about 50/50 and make the pile as large as possible to extend the heat cycle. This fall after the garden is done I would spread it about 6" deep and till it under. If you have any red worms it should all be decomposed by spring. John
Life's Journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body,
but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting,
"Holy crap what a ride!!"