Grandma seems to be channeling Calvin’s father.
I’m pretty sure they’re talking about the toxic petrochemicals people put on their lawns, not organic cow manure.
I think it is mean to the grass, and the problem is that it keeps growing — mowing a lawn forces the grass to regrow when it’s more natural for it to stop growing and go dormant in the heat of summer. There’s a new movement to try to convince people not to mow their lawns in May. See https://www.plantlife.org.uk/uk/discover-wild-plants-nature/no-mow-may and https://www.gardensillustrated.com/feature/lawn-mowing-when-flowers-may/.
You gotta love Spud’s imagination.
It’s ranked up there with those two since the day it debuted, in my opinion.
A jock strap — now that’s a non-fungible token!
Must be. And she’s gotta a lot of nerve telling someone else to chill.
I love your Dill avatar!
I agree, @JoeMartinFan, except I think it’s not just that “she can be sharp as a scalpel when she wants to be.” I think she’s smart as a scalpel, full stop, all the time. She’s usually a step ahead of Caulfield, but she lets him ask his questions because she doesn’t want to discourage his inquisitiveness.
That was absolutely intentional — and pretty hilarious. Bell wanted all of his male readers to zoom WAY in on the last panel, where Lemont was claiming he did not try to zoom in on the paper. Very meta.