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Incorporating permaculture techniques into yard mowing

 
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How do people feel about putting a rhubarb hedge on a "mowing keyline berm" in a yard design? I figure it would be a lot easier mowing than weaving in, and out of trees at a riding mower speed.
 
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Do you need to mow the grass?
Why not have animals etc eat it?
 
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Kevin,

Interesting idea.  Could you elaborate a little more on your plan?  How does this incorporate Permaculture principles?  Does it make mowing faster/easier/more efficient?

Interesting, and I would like to know more.

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I remember reading about a rhubarb hedge

This hedge sounds like a really pretty hedge. And I like the "Keyline" design idea.

I was wondering if this hedge is working out?

Since permaculture has a lot of principles which one works for this?

I can see "Observation", "Obtain a yield", and "Produce no waste".
 
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John C Daley wrote:Do you need to mow the grass?
Why not have animals etc eat it?



Yes, it's our relaxation part of the yard.

We don't keep animals like that.


I'm combining the idea of how we mow with how we need to go between trees.
 
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