Friday, July 30, 2021

X MARKS THE SPOT

When I was mowing the other day, I realized I came across the spot where I got the mower stuck in the mud a few months ago:


This is what it looked like back then.  I was trying to clear some new areas because it's much easier to do in the Winter.  It's how I have been able to clear so much of the property and make trails and cleared areas.  On this day however, it was too muddy in this spot and I pushed my luck.  My fault.  This shows what would have been cleared if I had been able to finish.

Since I didn't get to clear it then and I stopped mowing in that spot for fear of getting stuck again...


...here is what it looks like now.  The "X" is where I was stuck in the first photo.  Amazing how quickly it all comes back.  I just stopped here on the trail, took a photo, turned around and went back in the safety of the OTHER direction, ha.

This weekend I plan to mow again over the same areas where I mowed the other day.  Or not.  If it looks good, it's so hot I may just focus on the garden cleanup.

Nature finds a way!

6 comments:

  1. You know what they say about nature abhorring a vacuum! An empty spot is only empty until it is filled!

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  2. The mud in my backyard makes it almost impossible for me to mow. I'm using a weed whipper a bit at a time. It's a small yard, though--nothing compared to what you have to mow.

    Love,
    Janie

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  3. It’s amazing how quickly Nature can take over an area. Would investing in a brush cutter help with these overgrown areas?
    Hoping you have good mowing weather this weekend.

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  4. Have you asked any of the country folk there how to keep all this brush down without mowing every week. I still say mow and immediately spray with brush killer. I am glad you were prudent and stopped mowing in that direction.

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  5. Looks like you will need a very sharp Brush Clearing Sickle or a good Machete to cut through some of that taller stuff.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    Stay safe & keep cool.

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