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Suckin’ and shreddin’

The first week I owned my leaf-sucker-shredder, my joy was considerable at the thwip thwip thwip sound it made as my massive surplus of Acer macrophyllum leaves leaped into the device.  There can be no question that this tool has saved me days … Continue reading

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The sky is falling

Bigleaf Maple.  Acer Macrophyllum.  This is a plant of opportunity:  a little open ground, a shaft of sunlight–Whoomp. There it is.  When mature it will grow to fifty feet high and wide, occasionally reaching 90 feet by 90 feet.  It is a stalwart … Continue reading

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