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Brush clearing after the July full moon

Brush cutting
July’s new moon stops regrowth?

I read somewhere that cutting brush within 3 weeks after the new moon in July will stop all future growth. So I did a test and cut about 800 feet of trail during that period this year. It will be interesting to see what happens. I call them weed trees, but its mostly poplar (or popple as some call it).

 

 

 

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Brush cutting in the heat of summer

Clearing saplings
Stihl brush cutting.

With even just a few acres of forested land, it can be a never ending  job to keep the property looking like its not overgrown. I’ve learned a long time ago to “cry once, pay once”. By that I mean not to go cheap on the tools I use for ongoing or heavy use. Basically you get what you pay for. I own several Stihl products and have never been disappointed with their performance.

 

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