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Re: Reel Mowers


If you happen to have a Mantis tiller, they come with an edging attachment.
I use mine when I just don't have ANYTHING else to do, so you can imagine
how often that happens.  It is a possible solution.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Reel Mowers


> When I first started gardening I bought a string trimmer.  I found it
> awkward to use, but figured I'd get used to it.  Part of the problem was
my
> height.  Everything in this world is made for the comfortable use of
someone
> taller than I, which makes many things not-so-comfortable for me.
> Additionally, I didn't like the shredded look of the grass after whacking
it
> (this was when I was using a reel mower on the rest of the grass which
left
> nice clean cuts).  I eventually sold it.  I do my edges with hand shears
> now.  I realize this would not be feasible for some of the larger lots
that
> many of you have.
>
> Kitty
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <EvaTEsq@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 4:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Reel Mowers
>
>
> > In a message dated 7/17/2004 5:33:01 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > jsinger@igc.org writes:
> > Try edging with a string trimmer, Eva. That's how most of the pros do
> > it.
> > I did try that, but the string trimmer is not my friend.  I do not do
that
> > very well.  It's hard to me to maneuver for some reason.
> >
> > Eva
> > Long Island, NY
> > Zone 6/7
> >
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