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TATTER3 SparkPoints: (287,339)
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11/18/12 10:14 A

I mulched and raked over 5 hours yesterday...worn out but glad I did it

PUNKADOO Posts: 142
11/18/12 1:46 A

I raked all over the neighborhood this year, lol. I needed about 30 bags of leaves to cover my gardens and don't have trees in my yard. I really enjoyed the workout but then again I'm one of those crazy people who likes to shovel snow and mow lawns!

INSH8P Posts: 1,622
11/17/12 10:36 P

This year the leaves are very light, but there are a lot of them, and they haven't all dropped off. Wait until the first snow!

DENMARFARR SparkPoints: (0)
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10/29/12 6:31 P

No wonder it is such a hard chore. I am raking bark, dirt and all kind of old junk into my leave pile. New house and trying clean up after people have negleted such a beautiful place! emoticon

JULIA1154 Posts: 1,783
10/29/12 4:30 P

I always find myself really using my abs as I rake wet leaves (the only kind we have at this point in the fall). It is a good workout - and you can actually see the results of your efforts for a while afterwords, too. :)

ROSE-LITE Posts: 1,926
10/29/12 11:13 A

never have really appreciated raking leaves.... especially since I've "aged"...but learning you can burn 300 calories in an hour...holy moly... I can handle a backache for that... actually since I've been exercising.....it doesn't bother quite as much as it used to. cool, huh

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