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(I hope this only posts once,  I keep losing my internet uploading...)

It took me a few days to mulch two 12ft long rows with chop and drop.  

They are mulching a bit over 12" on each side, plus about a foot on each end, so I think that just squeaks me into the + 50ft at about 54 or so done!  

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measuring 12ft. midway through
measuring 12ft. midway through
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I have mulberries and blueberries that need some mulching. There is a spot nearby with some overgrown grass that was just waiting for a good use. I wanted to test out using my electric hedge clippers on these stalks.

The rake is about 5 feet tall. I paced it off at 17'x 15' = 255 sqft. [click to make bigger]

I left the grass with the chickens for a day to eat some of the best seeds.

I mulched around three mulberries and two blueberries. The plank is an even 3' long.








A conservative 4x4 for each mulberry is 16sqft each. 2x6 for the blueberry is 12.
16+16+16+12=60sqft
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Hi! This may be my first BB.
Here are the pictures, I guess I did a bit more than the 50ft², but I figured it was better to use more time chopping and dropping and less time measuring.
There were some leaves that I raked with the cut grass, so the mulch is a mix of brown leaves and recently cut grass.
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Before chopping
Before chopping
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After chopping
After chopping
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Mulched grape vine 1
Mulched grape vine 1
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Mulched grape vine 2
Mulched grape vine 2
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Mulched grape vine 3
Mulched grape vine 3
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Mulched Castanea Sativa
Mulched Castanea Sativa
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