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Finally able to mow my marsh

June 4, 2013 - Bennet Goldstein

Last week I was definitely putting the “marsh” in Marshalltown on my property. All week I had a wetland on a portion of my backyard that I couldn’t mow thanks to all the rain. I would check it daily and still see puddles, even if it didn’t rain the previous day. That tells you how soaked the ground really was. Well, I was finally able to mow it Sunday night and that was a relief. For while I thought I would have to start growing rice there. I’m sure plenty of area residents were in the same boat –— no pun intended — after all the rain we dealt with.



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