I will cut that grass

Guess who caught a one-hour cap of good Friday afternoon before a weekend full of wind, rain and cold? This guy made the most of it with that spring mass of grass around A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Once I got the mower moving nicely, the grass was manicured to my…

It’s long again, naturally, that spring grass

The Friday forecast of rain, rain, rain was mostly right. And still I fretted about the growing state of tangle of the grass at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. The front was driving me nuts. The back, doggone it, was not too far behind. My dear wife Karen saw me fretting…

When it grows, it grows fast

Cold, cold, cold, right to summer. That’s the way it seems to have turned here in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. And when our lawn around A Bitty Better needed its first cut of the season … … it really needed it. Front and back. This made the task a bit more labor intensive than…

One last mow in December

I missed mowing my lawn in November this year. And with the mild weather that has lingered around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, I watched the green grow higher. Leaves from surrounding trees also found their way onto our property. So when a day off coincided with yet another window of…

Diamonds aren’t forever

The diamond is mowed into the front lawn of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I pushed our red mower through the final diagonal, the fourth and last of the pattern I’ll establish in this first summer since moving from The Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of Eastwood. Final verdict? It…

I decide to go on the diagonal

With the third cut of spring on the front lawn of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville on my plate after work Friday, I had a big decision to make. To diamond, or not? Go the diagonal or keep it straight? I went for the corner. After I got the first set…

From shaggy to well-cut in one swell push

I wondered how quickly the grass around A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville would go wild in spring, this being our first season of revival here for my dear wife Karen and I. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image for an enlarged slide show. The answer:…