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A new lawn mower with a series of parallel V shaped blades
that mow the equivalent pattern that a Zen rake makes in
sand, only this one does it on your lawn. Complemented by
"easy move" boulder to place anywhere in the middle of
lawn. Once the boulder, or boulders are in place, all
need do is mow around them in rings to create a wonderful
Zen lawn. But not only that! - other products are under
development - for example cat litter Zen rake, and battle
Zen plough, which wins the war by changing the mindset of
the enemy as they watch you calmly converting a vast
landscape into an ocean of Zen.
||I think this is a really nice idea, even without going for
the traditional Zen garden effect it would still look good.
Probably easier to make by having two inch wide metal
strips mounted underneath the blades to keep some grass
out of the way while some gets sucked upwards and
clipped. A brush would lift up both short and long grass
after the blades had passed. If the strips were moveable
into irregular patterns, [calum] could create his own
tartan in his lawn by mowing from two directions.
||The essence of a Zen lawnmower would be to own it, but then not use it, shirley ?
||I think that would be the Nihilism Lawnmower. The Zen Lawnmower would have to not cut the grass as it was being used, to demonstrate freedom from desire (of having a nice lawn).
||I like very much the cat litter version of this. Those little boulders are "easy move" in more ways than one. Bunsai!
||whooooomh - this is one of the very first ideas I ever posted here.
||Such a shame, really
it's just all been downhill for you since
then, hasn't it ?