brandydavis at bellsouth.net
Sat Oct 31 14:13:08 EDT 2009
When I moved to chattanooga I was thrilled to find a scythe company
with in easy driving distance. Amy has been a good coach for me. I
have also had a scythe from Scythe Supply. Both good companies. For
my jobs, my Marugg seems to be better suited. Check them both out.
I live in the city. Always get a lot of conversation when I'm out
(which won't be tonight or Dec. 31.)
On Oct 28, 2009, at 9:44 AM, Lois Grossman wrote:
> I agree with jurgen Botz regarding scything. One of the few places
> you can
> get European scythes in the Northeast US is through
> scythesupply.com. They
> do a brisk mail order business, too. I've been using one of their
> for three years and I really enjoy scything and having the
> vegetation it
> generates for gardening.
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 5:57 AM, Juergen Botz <jurgen at botz.org> wrote:
>> In Lawrence's list of lists there is one about Scythes,
>> although it has little traffice as yet.
>> I mow with a European scythe, and I find it an
>> absolutely awesome form of exercise. It builds strength
>> in all the muscles of the midsection (the "powerhouse")
>> in no time. Just a couple of hours of mowing per week
>> make you feel great, improve your posture, dramatically
>> lower the risk of back injury, and so on.
>> Mowing with a European scythe of course also puts you
>> in closer touch with grasslands, is better for the health
>> of the grass than any other method, and lets you mow
>> even in difficult or steep terrain.
>> I cannot recommend it highly enough.
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