Three people multiplied by two and a quarter hours plus one electric hedge trimmer, two rakes, and one broom equals eight and a half bags of yard waste plus one dramatically improved yard.
Contemplative hedge trimming doesn't work too well. Contemplative raking and sweeping works a lot better.
Conifers do actually grow, they just hide it very well.
Spiders like to hang out in wheelbarrows, but they don't last long there.