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Response to IrishAyes (Reply #2)

Mon Oct 13, 2014, 10:02 PM

3. You're welcome :)

To be honest, I can't think of anything else that would be both easy to operate and easy to rig up. An alternative idea I had was to hire someone to mow for your, but not with money. Do so with food, like a good meal.

Another idea would be to get rid of the lawn in favor of "wild growth" like the wildflowers (and "weeds" of a meadow. There's bound to be plants out there that don't need mowing due to not growing high.

This site, Native American Seeds, is rather Texas-centric for native species, though they do have good planting/growing tips and resources/links. You might also call your extension agent or see if there's a community gardening group in your area that could help further.

Oh, and you could still get a scythe (even just the smaller, hooked and handheld type) to carry around with you. It would make for an intimidating sight!

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