Monday, April 2, 2012

Watching The Grass Grow

March came in like a wild boar and went out like a damp puppy. We had rain Saturday night, snow on Sunday morning, then sunshine later in the day.

Next year we take out all the lawn, but ths year we gave in and had Andy’s lawn care crew cut the grass last week. I swear that on Sunday afternoon I could hear the grass growing.

I don’t think I was supposed to be able to see it grow.

The web site Watching Grass Grow: The most exciting/boring web site in the world says, “While the time-lapse photography on the main grass growing page clearly shows ... grass growing ... it actually doesn't grow fast enough for the human eye to detect. In a week, grass may grow 2-6 inches (depending on temperature, humidity, time of year, etc.). So do the math - that works out to about a thousandth of in inch every 15-20 minutes ... would be hard to see! ;-) “

Ah, Spring.

--Mike Sato

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