Tips and Tricks

How to hand-mow your lawn

hand-mowing your lawn

Hand-mowing your lawn. Have you ever thought about it? Thousands of years of refinement, and we have progressed to a motorized age of just running things over. We run over small animals in the road, pour dangerous chemicals into our backyard ecosystem, and created an entire industry to feed all of the lawn equipment at our disposal.

What is a Scythe?

Doctors have prescribed so many psychotropic drugs to deal with the anxiety of our modern age, and the result has been an opioid crisis. Using a long curved blade at the end of a long pole attached to which are one or two short handles to trim your lawn offers some serenity. This is commonly called a scythe, and thru the hand-mowing activity, you can escape to a non-destructive process that is gentle and even life-sustaining.

How to mow your lawn
Soothing and relaxing lawn care process

Hand-mowing your lawn

This task can be meditating. Soothing and puts you in connection with the energy of the earth. With hand-mowing, you are part of the yard, and not destroying the ecosystem in your backyard.  Hand-Mowing Every blade in the field can be soothing and relaxing on a hot summer day.


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Quiet and non-disturbing process

Is it illegal? Nope, Not at all!

Needless to say, there are no laws saying you cannot quietly trim your lawn by hand. It is a nice and quiet exercise that you can execute early in the morning or late in the evenings.

How to cut your grass without a lawnmower

Lawn mowing with a scythe has a few tips and tricks to get started.  The prep process is very simple, with a few considerations, but it is well worth the trouble to save a few dollars on gasoline for your lawnmower.