The readings for the kanji in this word are the kun'yomi readings. Since you've already seen the word 青, hopefully you can just combine it with 葉 (you learned the reading for this part with the kanji). Be sure to pay attention to the rendaku, though. は goes to ば in this word, making it あおば.
It's that time of year again when the leaves make my eyes burn.
There are a lot of bugs on the young leaves in our garden!
Your head smells a little weird. It’s like dried up leaves or something.