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Toads and grouse thumping

close up of grass on first day of mowing 2014

The sound our mower makes when it starts on the first pull is my favorite Spring sound next to toad songs and grouse thumping.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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I am REALLY jealous! We won't have grass like that for another month. Our green is just beginning to peek out from the dead stock piled pasture from last year. :(
Comment by Elizabeth Thu Apr 10 23:01:57 2014





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