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A yardstick of yardwork


Lawn mowing began in stone age times as dinosaurs were strapped to carts to munch on the greenery around stone dwellings.

I know this because I saw it in a documentary called “The Flintstones.”

Okay, I can see how you might not believe my reference there.

Some scientists believe that the need for humans to encircle themselves with turf grass is a trait ingrained from our ancestors. These scholars point to the low turf grasses of Africa which allowed early man to better spy approaching danger or stalk prey.

Lawns gained their status symbol status though with the medieval European aristoc...

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