Friday, March 11, 2011

Do I Need to Mow?

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A brief excursion to the back yard this afternoon reminded me that I need to do some yard work!   At least in this section. The area under the bird feeder has been visited again by whatever critters are finding it so attractive.  I raked up another batch of grass clumps, fifteen or more, while I was out. Methinks I need to stay up one night and peer out the window to see if I can spy the culprit(s).  

Sunshine today and through Saturday, then more rain.  Ah, well. It's coming on Spring!  

Tomorrow is also a day.

9 comments:

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Pat, I cannot imagine what critter is chewing up your grass--but methinks it is a raccoon... Get a big trap and put some food inside of it.... You'll catch him--but will then need to take him far away --into the country somewhere and let him out.... Good Luck...

Yes---spring is coming and YES, we will be mowing soon....

Hugs,
Betsy

Hilary said...

Sigh.. it looks nice to me. Today's rain has just melted away enough snow that I can see grass. Now it just needs to start growing.

NitWit1 said...

Well the critter might be a natural mower but then it might mow your beautiful garden.

One of my "green" friends tells me of a woman with a herd of goats. She "mowed" people's yards.Yes, she cleaned up the goat pies, too. BUt no fuel or electricity was used, ecept hauling I guess. I understand it took about a day to "mow" an average sized yard. She would get business permits as most cities to not allow farm animals inside city limits.And she did not have to feed them on the day they "worked."

rhymeswithplague said...

My yard, front and back, is overrun with happily-spreading weeds at the moment, but the bermuda sod is still dormant. Didn't do a pre-emergent and now it's too late. Should I mow or wait some more?

George said...

Your grass is ahead of ours, but I don't mind. I'll admit that I don't look forward to mowing our lawn. Perhaps if it were a little more level I wouldn't mind so much. Ah, well, mowing is still better than shoveling snow!

Arkansas Patti said...

Me thinks I need to mow too, especially in the back. My Henbit is getting excited along with the wild onions. My yard is mostly edible if you were really hungry.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Pat, I just found you when I was leaving a comment on Jinksy's SS post. I am writing today because my SS post is has to do with Summers, Arkansas and my Johnson relatives, if you are interested.

I really enjoy your blog and am going to follow you. Have a wonderful week!

Kathy

Tracy said...

Well, it certainly won't be long before you need to mow or you'll never find your mower in all that grass.
I agree with Betsy, I think it is a raccoon; little devil! why don't you give HIM your lawn mower and put him to good use?

Marvin said...

To your north, I don't need to mow yet, but soon. I always have very mixed emotions about that first mowing of spring. It's good to be outside working on a mild spring day, but mowing will continue for several months and many of those mowing days will not be so mild.