Clearing Land – Mowing

I have found that it is very important to start mowing what I have cleared.  Several time I cleared an area, didn’t mow it for a year or two and had to clear it again (yeah sometimes I learn slow).  Close to 10 years ago I happened to find a used DR Field & Brush mower for sale.  While it takes a while to mow an acre of just grass, it does great in light brush and will even take down a sapling.  But such a mower will not take down a stand of brush, at least not without a whole lot of pushing and taking it a bit at a time.

This picture shows an area that I cleared a path through and then kept mowing it every month or so through the growing season.  You can see that some kind of grass will start growing and it makes a very pleasant place to walk through.

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